James Pirages and Daughter Maryjo Discuss How His Legal Career Inspired the Family

May 17, 2016

James R. Pirages, a Rockford-based partner in the Labor & Employment group at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was featured in the article "The Pirages" published by Leading Lawyers.

The article discusses how Jim's daughter, Maryjo Pirages, is following his footsteps by choosing a career in labor and employment law. She discusses the attributes of her father—commitment, compassion and moral compass—that she wants to emulate. The article concludes by taking a look at how the Pirages maintain their legal careers while giving back to the community.

To read the full article "The Pirages", see the attached PDF from Leading Lawyers

James Pirages has more than 30 years of experience representing management and employers in labor and employment matters. He handles investigations of unfair labor practice charges, and represents employers in proceedings of the National Labor Relations Board and Illinois State Labor Relations Board. 

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a national law firm with approximately 500 attorneys providing coordinated legal services across the United States and in London. Hinshaw lawyers partner with businesses, governmental entities and individuals to help them effectively address legal challenges and seize opportunities. Founded in 1934, the firm represents clients in complex litigation and in regulatory and transactional matters.