Class Action Settlement Helps Thousands of Illinois Families
Jenner & Block is proud of its 2019 pro bono results:
The firm successfully challenged the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) “Allegation #60,” a “catch-all” allegation that was often relied upon to investigate and “indicate” parents and caretakers for neglect, even when there was never an identified likelihood of harm to a child. On January 9, 2015, the Cook County Circuit Court approved and entered a final settlement between the DCFS and plaintiffs represented by Jenner & Block in a class action lawsuit, Ashley M. v. DCFS.
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Moments in History: Jenner & Block's 100-Year Story
Watch Some of Firm's New York Lawyers Discuss the Victory for Class of Tenants in Pro Bono Housing Matter
Capping a five-year legal battle, the Second Circuit on this day in 2013 affirmed a district court’s approval of a landmark settlement agreement between a class of 22,000 tenants and Pinnacle Group, one of New York City’s largest residential landlords that owned scores of rent-controlled apartments. Read more ...