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Goldberg Kohn is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm's principals have been recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers for 2018.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys – fewer than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

The Goldberg Kohn 2018 Super Lawyers honorees are: 

Ronald Barliant - He represents debtors and creditors in complex bankruptcy cases.

Denise B. Caplan - She represents public and private businesses and business owners in a broad array of corporate law matters.

David J. Chizewer -  He is a nationally recognized trial lawyer.

David L. Dranoff -  He has more than 37 years of experience representing lenders in negotiating, documenting and closing financing transactions.

Frederic R. Klein - He represents clients in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels in professional malpractice, intellectual property, trade secrets, contract, constitutional, real estate, environmental and corporate control litigation and disputes.

Randall L. Klein - A nationally recognized as a leader in his field, he concentrates his practice on the protection and enforcement of creditors’ rights. He is also known for his experience in the drafting and enforcement of intercreditor agreements and unitranche agreements.

Jon E. Klinghoffer - He defends employers in jurisdictions across the country in actions involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, various state law discrimination and wage and hour claims, the WARN Act, ERISA class action claims, COBRA claims, unfair labor practice charges and other matters before the National Labor Relations Board.

Richard M. Kohn - He represents banks and other financial institutions in structuring and documenting credit facilities, with a focus on cross-border lending transactions - an area in which he is widely recognized as a pioneer.

David M. Mason - He has more than 35 years of experience representing banks and other commercial lenders in cash-flow transactions that provide for acquisition, recapitalization, working capital, mezzanine, second lien and unitranche financing. 

David E. Morrison -  He is an experienced litigator, trial and appellate lawyer, having represented public and private companies in various employment, commercial and bankruptcy-related cases in approximately 30 states and in every region of the country.

James B. Rosenbloom - Over his 40-year legal career, he has maintained a broad-based practice representing clients in real estate, commercial finance and bankruptcy matters.

Michael L. Sullivan - He advises employers, lenders and business executives, on a variety of labor and employment and litigation issues.

Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. For more information please click here.