News

Antitrust by Association(s)

As the Federal Trade Commission celebrates its centennial year, it reminds associations of the antitrust principles that still guide modern-day trade group collaboration.

Chicago Law Partner's Kimberly A. Pendo awarded the Association Forum's John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award

CLP partner, Kimberly A. Pendo, has been awarded the John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award by the Association Forum of Chicagoland in recognition of her outstanding, long-term volunteer service to the Association Forum.

Forum Appoints CLP Partners to Leadership and Volunteer Positions

IRS Clarifies and Modifies Form 990/990-EZ Reporting Requirements

The IRS has revised its 2013 Form 990 and 990-EZ schedules and instructions to modify and clarify certain reporting requirements. Changes include clarifications to compensation ...

Events

Covering Your Assets: Trademark Protection Essentials

Lisa A. Stegink will give a presentation entitled “Covering Your Assets: Trademark Protection Essentials” to the Trade & Professional Associations Committee of the Chicago Bar Association on March 10, 2015, at 12:15 pm.

Ask the Lawyer, West Suburban Philanthropic Network

Lisa Stegink will speak on legal issues for not-for-profit organizations at the West Suburban Philanthropic Network meeting on April 16, 2015.

2015 Annual Association Law Symposium in Chicago

CLP’s Kimberly A. Pendo is the Vice Chair of ASAE’s 2015 Annual Association Law Symposium to be held on Friday, April 24, 2015.

Association Forum Finance and Operations Summit

Jed R. Mandel provided the legal expertise for the Forum’s day of informative, engaging, and relevant financial and operations education on February 24, 2015.

2014 Annual Association Law Symposium in Chicago

Jed R. Mandel, Kimberly A. Pendo and Lisa A. Stegink spoke at the 2014 Annual Association Law Symposium in Chicago on April 4, 2014.

Can This Relationship Be Saved? Using Mediation Techniques to Handle Internal Association Disputes

Lisa A. Stegink of Chicago Law Partners, LLC, led a workshop entitled, "Can This Relationship Be Saved? Using Mediation Techniques to Handle Internal Association Disputes," with Melanie Lockwood Herman, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center, at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on August 6, 2013.

2013 ASAE Chicago Legal Symposium

Susan Feingold Carlson, Jed R. Mandel and Lisa A. Stegink of Chicago Law Partners, LLC, spoke on governance, negotiation, and the latest association law topics at the 2013 ASAE Chicago Legal Symposium on April 5, 2013, at the Conference Center at UBS Tower, 1 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois.

2012 ASAE D.C. Legal Symposium

Jed R. Mandel, Kimberly A. Pendo and Lisa A. Stegink of Chicago Law Partners, LLC, spoke on ethics, mergers and acquisitions, and copyright issues at the 2012 ASAE D.C. Legal Symposium on October 5, 2012, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

2012 ASAE Legal Symposium

Jed R. Mandel, Kimberly A. Pendo and Lisa A. Stegink of Chicago Law Partners, LLC, spoke on minimizing liability for chapters and foundations, employment law issues, and the latest developments in association law at the 2012 ASAE Legal Symposium in Chicago on May 16, 2012, at the UBS Tower, 1 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois.

2011 ASAE D.C. Legal Symposium

Kimberly A. Pendo and Lisa A. Stegink of Chicago Law Partners, LLC, spoke on corporate sponsorship rules and managing association chapters at the 2011 ASAE D.C. Legal Symposium on September 16, 2011, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Ain't Misbehavin': The Nitty-Gritty of Managing Board Conflicts and Minimizing Ethical Problems

Lisa Stegink of Chicago Law Partners, LLC, led a workshop entitled “Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Nitty-Gritty of Managing Board Conflicts and Minimizing Ethical Problems,” with Vicki Loise of the Association of University Technology Managers at the ASAE Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, on August 9, 2011.

2011 ASAE Legal Symposium

Jed R. Mandel, Kimberly A. Pendo and Lisa A. Stegink of Chicago Law Partners, LLC, spoke on leasing, trademarks and hot topics in association law at the 2011 ASAE Legal Symposium in Chicago on May 18, 2011 at the UBS Tower, 1 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois.

Not-for-Profit Best Practices Seminar

Jed Mandel and Kimberly Pendo led an interactive discussion in a complimentary seminar on Thursday, May 5, 2011 presented by the McGladrey Not-for-Profit Best Practices team.

Independent Contractors vs. Employees: Managing Your Association's Contractual Relationships

Lisa A. Stegink, Member, Chicago Law Partners, LLC, presented a seminar on "Independent Contractors vs. Employees: Managing Your Association's Contractual Relationships" for the 2010 ASAE Annual Association Law Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Fiduciary Duties for Officers and Directors

Kimberly A. Pendo, Member, Chicago Law Partners, LLC, presented a seminar for the City of Chicago's Department of Community Development on "Fiduciary Duties for Officers and Directors".

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