Publications

August 8, 2022
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Collaborative Divorce – Divorce Outside the Courtroom

Collaborative divorce is an alternative to the traditional process. Both parties, with help from their respective attorneys, agree to negotiate all terms of the divorce outside of the courtroom. Learn more.
July 22, 2022
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Bereavement Leave for Employees to be Expanded in 2023

New amendments to Illinois' One Day Rest in Seven Act will require employers to review policies for days off and meal breaks. Learn more.
July 14, 2022
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Adding Farmland to Your Investments: Practical Considerations

Farmland can be a valuable component of your investment strategy. Learn more about the practical considerations of investing in farmland.
June 17, 2022
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New Amendments Will Strengthen the One Day Rest in Seven Act

New amendments to Illinois' One Day Rest in Seven Act will require employers to review policies for days off and meal breaks. Learn more.
March 28, 2022
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Client Spotlight – Signcraft Screenprint, Inc.

Having a long-term partner like WilliamsMcCarthy LLP that knows your history and has a depth of expertise is a key to success according to one of the region’s leading senior living communities.
December 15, 2021
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Illinois Freedom to Work Act (IFWA) Expands Noncompete and Non-Solicitation Restrictions

Amendments to IL law expand restrictions on noncompete and non-solicitation agreements in employment contracts. Here's what you need to know.
November 23, 2021
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Client Spotlight – RLDC

RLDC offers SBA small business loans and manages revolving loan funds for government entities. WilliamsMcCarthy is RLDC's longtime partner. Learn more about their work in this Client Spotlight.
November 16, 2021
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“Build Back Better” Could Impact Your Estate Plan

The "Build Back Better" infrastructure plan could impact your estate planning. Start planning now to avoid any surprises in your estate plan.
August 10, 2021

WilliamsMcCarthy LLP Summer Associates 2021

Meet the 2021 summer associates that have worked side-by-side with WilliamsMcCarthy LLP attorneys this year.
July 20, 2021
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Amended Law Creates Additional Challenge for Employers

The new ban-the-box law has been in effect since March. Make sure that your company has procedures in place to be in compliance.