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 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.