Raylene DeWitte Grischow Appointed Vice-Chairperson of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility

January 3, 2017

The U.S. law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce that Raylene DeWitte Grischow — a Springfield, Illinois-based attorney in the firm's Government Practice Group — has been appointed by Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman to serve as Vice-Chairperson of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility effective January 1, 2017. Grischow has been a member of the committee since 2012.

The committee advises and makes recommendations on matters relating to legal ethics and professional responsibility. Its members are selected based on their reputations for professionalism and their past contributions to the bar and to their communities. As vice-chair, Grischow will assist the committee chairperson in the administration of the committee and reviewing the topics and issues presented to the committee for review and consideration. She will succeed to the chairperson position on January 1, 2018.

Grischow represents public and private sector clients in employment litigation, the defense general liability claims, and municipal law matters. She practices before state and federal administrative tribunals, boards and commissions, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and the Illinois Department of Labor and state licensing authorities.

Grischow received her J.D. (1998) from Washington University and her B.S. (1994) from Illinois State University.

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.

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