March 05, 2014

The Illinois Supreme Court in Evanston Insurance Company v. Riseborough, 2014 IL 114271, broadly interpreted the scope of the statutes of limitations and repose that apply to claims against lawyers to include virtually all claims by clients and non-clients alike related to the lawyers’ provision of legal services.  Jenner & Block Partner April Otterberg and Associate Jason Krigel describe the decision and its importance for lawyer liability under Illinois law.