News & Insights


    WBS has won two Illinois Appellate Court victories in 2021, both spearheaded by Partner Mitch Bryan. Please read on to learn more about these favorable corporate governance and insurance coverage appellate court decisions in May and August of this year.

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  • WBS Represents Local Manufacturer in Sale

    The WBS deal team, led by Howard M. Cohen along with attorneys Andrew D. Arons and Patrick M. Coonan, acted as legal advisor to Chicago Protective Apparel in its sale to Mechanix Wear, a portfolio company of middle-market private equity firm Gryphon Investors.

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  • Pending Illinois Bill Will Further Limit The Use of Restrictive Covenants in Illinois

    The Illinois General Assembly recently passed Senate Bill 672 (“SB 672”) to amend the Illinois Freedom to Work Act (“IFWA”). The amendments will further limit and clarify when a restrictive covenant can be enforced against an Illinois employee. Please read on to find out more from Partner Kerry Saltzman and Associate Patrick Spellman about the impact of this new legislation on both employers and employees.

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