CHICAGO–LAWFUEL – Law Firm News, Legal Jobs –Ulmer & Berne L…

CHICAGO–LAWFUEL – Law Firm News, Legal Jobs –Ulmer & Berne LLP announced today that one of its partners, Peter R. Sonderby, was elected president of the Northern District of Illinois Historical Association.

A not-for-profit, the Northern District of Illinois Historical Association is responsible for collecting, preserving and publishing historical information about the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

As an attorney with Ulmer & Berne, Peter’s areas of concentration include complex commercial litigation, arbitration, securities litigation, employment litigation and antitrust and trade regulation comprise. He has extensive experience representing brokerage firms in disputes with customers; employment discrimination, restrictive covenants and other disputes with employees; and disputes with other brokerage firms and trading professionals. Peter’s business litigation work includes antitrust, securities, intellectual property, insurance coverage, breach of contract and ERISA. He regularly serves as a panel chairman or panel member in NASD securities arbitrations. Peter was recently named an Illinois Super Lawyer in a survey of Illinois lawyers by Illinois Super Lawyers and Chicago magazines.

Ulmer & Berne LLP, established in 1908, is one of Ohio’s largest law firms, as well as one of the fastest growing in the Midwest. A full-service firm with 185 attorneys in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Chicago, Ulmer & Berne represents publicly traded and privately held companies, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, family businesses, international joint ventures and affiliations, investor groups, start-ups and emerging businesses, public bodies, and nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit

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