Ronald D. Balfour
SmithAmundsen LLC promoted Ronald D. Balfour to partner.
Ronald D. Balfour
Kelly M. Haab-Tallitsch
SmithAmundsen LLC promoted Kelly M. Haab-Tallitsch to partner.
Kelly M. Haab-Tallitsch
Anne M. Fishbeck
SmithAmundsen LLC promoted Anne M. Fishbeck to partner.
Anne M. Fishbeck

SmithAmundsen LLC promoted Anne M. Fishbeck, Kelly M. Haab-Tallitsch and Ronald D. Balfour to partner.

Fishbeck defends transportation and logistics businesses in contract disputes, personal injury, regulatory compliance, preservation of evidence and risk avoidance in catastrophic loss scenarios.

Haab-Tallitsch counsels employers on employee benefit and executive compensation matters, helping them understand their obligations under the Affordable Care Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code.

Balfour defends putative class claims involving a wide range of substantive issues from alleged consumer fraud and breach of contract to housing and disability discrimination and data privacy.

Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP hosted the HR 2020: New Year, New Employment Law program on Feb. 25 at the Union League Club of Chicago.

The event featured a Q&A session with Diane I. Smason, deputy director of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chicago District Office.

Margo Wolf O’Donnell, partner and co-chair of Benesch’s labor and employment practice group, presented “Best Practices for an HR Audit,” which delved into the newest laws that human resources leaders need to know for compliant employee handbooks and policies.

Firm partner Charles B. Leuin also presented “Employee Contracts to Protect Your Business.”