Royal Oakes Talks With ABC News Radio About Justice Scalia's Career and Impact

February 15, 2016

Royal F. Oakes a Los Angeles-based partner in the Business Litigation Practice Group at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was interviewed on ABC News Radio on February 14, 2016, about the career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the impact on the high court of the jurist’s passing. Among other subjects, Mr. Oakes addressed the intersection of legal and political issues bearing on the controversial subject of filling a U.S. Supreme Court vacancy in the final year of a presidential term.

Mr. Oakes has extensive trial and appellate practice in the fields of insurance, employment and general business law. He has litigated hundreds of cases in the areas of bad faith law and unfair business practices.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.