DLA Piper adds to Chicago Litigation practice with Amy Rubenstein and John Scholnick

January 22, 2018 – DLA Piper announced today that Amy Rubenstein and John Scholnick have joined the firm’s Litigation practice as partners in the Chicago office.

Rubenstein represents clients as their chief strategist and trial lawyer in a broad array of industries, including chemicals, professional services, insurance, manufacturing, and food and beverage. She has developed innovative approaches to manage litigation and arbitration. Scholnick is a trial and appellate lawyer, representing clients nationally and internationally in their complex commercial, high-tech and product liability disputes. His vast litigation experience includes work in the chemical, food and beverage, medical device, automotive and bioengineering industries.

“Amy and John are highly regarded, top-tier attorneys who bring a wide range of valuable experience to the firm,” said James Brogan, co-chair of the firm’s US Litigation practice. “Their impressive trial skills and deep understanding of a number of industries, combined with DLA Piper’s global footprint, will benefit our clients and further strengthen our Litigation practice.”

“The addition of Amy and John to the Litigation team in Chicago will greatly enhance our capabilities in an increasingly competitive market, both locally and internationally,” said Rick Chesley, co-managing partner of the Chicago office. “They are both well-respected for their skilled advocacy and collaborative spirit, and we are pleased to welcome them to the firm.”

Rubenstein and Scholnick join from Schiff Hardin LLP’s Chicago office. Rubenstein received her J.D. from the University of Chicago and her B.A. from Emory University. Scholnick received his J.D. from Northwestern University and his B.A. from Haverford College.

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