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. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.