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Patrick E. Deady Hired To Represent Regional Transportation Authority In Connection With Investigation by the Illinois Office of Executive Inspector General

In April, 2014, Patrick E. Deady was hired by the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to represent the RTA, RTA Board members and certain senior staff in connection with an investigation of the RTA by the Illinois Office of Executive Inspector General.

Patrick E. Deady Discusses NLRB Regional Director’s Decision Directing a Union Election for Northwestern University Football Players On Chicago Public Radio

On March 27, 2014, Patrick E. Deady was a guest on WBEZ’s Afternoon Shift to discuss the decision by NLRB Chicago Regional Director Peter Sung Ohr finding Northwestern University scholarship football players employees under the National Labor Relations Act and directing a union election. To hear Mr. Deady’s interview click here.

Hogan Marren Attorneys Obtain Specific Performance in Chicago Electric Car Charging Station Network Dispute

On September 24, 2013, the Honorable Elaine Bucklo granted partial summary judgment to Hogan Marren’s client, JNS Power & Control, Inc., ordering the client’s competitors to specifically perform under an asset purchase agreement designed to transfer 219 electric vehicle charging stations which were part of a $1.9 million U.S. Department of Energy grant awarded through the City of Chicago.

The Hogan Marren attorneys, Kelly McCloskey Cherf, Patrick E. Deady, Evan J. Haim and Nicholas Hudalla, obtained specific performance under the asset purchase agreement, while at the same time defeating the competitors’ claims that the asset purchase agreement for the Chicago network was void and unenforceable based on a separate equity exchange agreement entered into between one competitor, Car Charging Group, Inc., and the original recipient of the Chicago grant, 350 Green, LLC.  The September decision of Judge Bucklo, obtained after granting JNS’s motion to expedite the proceedings in June, awards to JNS all of the Chicago assets of 350 Green connected to the installation of the car charging stations which were part of the Chicago grant.  Judge Bucklo’s decision can be read here. pdf button

Patrick Deady Serves as Panelist at ABA 7th Annual Labor and Employment Section Conference

On November 8, 2013, Patrick E. Deady will be one of three panelists discussing the legal, ethical and practical issues confronting counsel coordinating criminal, civil and insurance claims associated with employee crime in the workplace, as part of the ABA 7th Annual Labor and Employment Section Conference being held in New Orleans, LA.