Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. added Jennifer M. Cascio as an associate.
She will concentrate her practice in cases concerning personal injury, medical negligence, product liability and mass torts.
Akerman LLP added Theodore W. Wern as a partner and as head of the firm’s corporate practice group in Chicago.
Wern focuses his practice on representing public and private companies, private equity funds, family offices and other investor groups in a variety of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, growth equity financings, private placements, joint ventures and fund formations.
He joins from Perkins Coie LLP.
Sarah Hardgrove Koleno joined Major, Lindsey & Africa as a managing director in the partner practice group.
She counsels law firms and partners to help them navigate the lateral market and identify opportunities for growth and advancement.
The 2020 Association of Corporate Counsel Chicago Summit will take place April 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
More than 200 fellow in-house counsel representing diverse industries will participate in the event that features Continuing Legal Education, professional development and networking.
Breakfast, lunch and a cocktail reception are included.
Registration costs are $100 for association members and $125 for nonmembers.
The association will be seeking 7.75 hours of CLE credit, including one credit hour for professional responsibility on substance abuse.