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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

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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Holmes – Special Prosecutor to Investigate CPD Personnel Conduct in McDonald Shooting

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, August 2016

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First RSHC Verdict is Victory for Deere & Co.

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, July 2016
Matt Fischer and Brian O’Connor Watson successfully defended Deere & Company against claims of negligence and strict product liability after a two week trial in Independence, Missouri. The plaintiff sought millions of dollars in compensatory damages as well as punitive damages. The jury returned a verdict for Deere on all counts. Plaintiff has elected not to appeal the jury’s verdict.

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Unprecedented Collaboration on CCPD New Training Approach

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, July 2016

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Rivkin Joins RSHC

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, July 2016

Former US DOT General Counsel and Delta Air Lines Executive Joins Chicago Office of Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila as Of Counsel

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