On July 21, 2016, Jeff Cummings was appointed to serve as a Hearing Officer for the Chicago Police Board, an independent group of nine civilians responsible for deciding the most serious police disciplinary charges brought against Chicago Police Officers.
MBG partner Jeff Cummings was recently presented with the Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
Nancy Maldonado was invited by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities and Univision Chicago to discuss the primary requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and how it protects worker’s rights.
MBG partners Jeff Cummings and Judd Miner, along with Jorge Sanchez of the Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF), assisted the Voting Rights Project to achieve a new redistricting plan for south suburban Chicago.
Iowa District Court Judge Tom Reidel has granted class certification for claims against Grain Processing Corporation due to pollution from its corn wet milling operations in Muscatine, Iowa (Freeman v. Grain Processing Corporation).