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RSHC is a national law firm whose partners offer decades of experience in handling and successfully resolving cases involving the most challenging, complex, and high-stakes legal issues.
Our teams of seasoned and capable attorneys in Chicago, San Francisco and New York, represent and serve the interests of valued clients around the world.
Our lawyers are focused on developing effective strategies that are designed to achieve the best possible results, in negotiated settlements as well as litigation and trial. They have tried hundreds of cases in more than 25 state and federal courts and have defended class actions in more than 30 different states.
Our clients range from individuals and small privately held companies to large international corporations. We represent dozens of publicly traded companies, including many on the Fortune 100 list and several in the Fortune 50.
Our clients value and trust us because we offer much more than legal counsel; we offer long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships. We understand and uphold their priorities, we serve as their partners and trusted advisors, and we align our services and our pricing with what matters most to them. We deliver value according to how our clients define value.
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RSHC Law News & Highlights

RSHC Ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, November 2016

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has been named a Tier 1 firm in Chicago in four practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the Seventh Edition of “Best Law Firms.” The firm also earned a Tier 2 ranking in Chicago for Appellate Practice and a National Tier 3 ranking in two practice areas.

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RSHC Serves as Pro Bono Counsel for ACLU

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, October 2016
RSHC Serves as Pro Bono Counsel for ACLU, Hastings Center in Asylum-Seeker Detention Policy Suit

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It’s not all bad in Chicago

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, September 2016

Has Chicago lost its moxie? Bob Rivkin shares his thoughts in a Chicago Tribune commentary.

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Seven RSHC Partners Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, August 2016

The Firm is proud of its seven partners selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©

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Bob Riley and Ron Safer Named 2017 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, August 2016

RSHC is pleased to announce two of its founding partners have been awarded the highest overall rating by their peers as 2017 Lawyers of the Year. Bob Riley has been named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Chicago Product Liability Litigation–Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”, and Ron Safer has been named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Chicago Criminal Defense: White-Collar “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer is recognized for each specialty and location.

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