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Asbestos has been listed among ten chemicals The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will evaluate for potential health and environmental risks under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The ten chemicals under evaluation were chosen from a list of 90 selected chemicals based on their…

Christina and Diego

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2017 – Three surviving USS Pueblo crewmembers and the family of a deceased Commander recovered $9 million after being attacked, kidnapped, and tortured by North Korea 49 years ago. Kevin J. Conway, of Cooney & Conway, represented the case pursuant to the…

Kathy Byrne

Being the daughter of a successful and prominent politician can have its perks. Cooney & Conway attorney Kathy Byrne received a valuable advantage from having her mother, Jane Byrne, serve as Chicago’s first (and so far, only) female mayor.

“Her greatest legacy to me was that there…

Talcum powder

For many women, talcum powder has been an essential part of their daily personal care routine. Now, in light of recent jury verdicts against manufacturers of talcum powder, many have begun to question whether the…

Man lacing up sneakers

A team of Cooney & Conway employees were among thousands of runners and walkers who laced up their sneakers for a good cause on Thursday night at the 23rd annual Race Judicata along Grant Park. Proceeds of the event benefit the…

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In the 1950s, Johnny Lattner was the pride of Oak Park, Illinois. A standout football player at Fenwick High School, he went on to win the coveted Heisman Trophy at Notre Dame in 1953. The first-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers played one season in the NFL before joining the Air Force…

Danger, asbestos

The staff at Cooney & Conway has watched with the rest of the world as Hurricane Harvey has caused catastrophic devastation in Houston and the surrounding communities.

Realizing every little bit of aid will help the people in the hardest-hit areas by the Category 4 storm, the law…

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As temperatures cool and fall approaches, students at all levels of academia are preparing to return to the grind of the upcoming school year. For seven of those students in Chicago, it also means wrapping up a summer of hard work in the big city as summer interns at Cooney & Conway.

Cristina and Diego

One of the main goals for the hugely successful Corporate Work Study Program, which started at Chicago’s Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in 1996 before expanding to dozens of schools throughout the country, is to help assimilate students from low-income and…

Asbestos warning sign

For many years, industries widely used asbestos for a wide range of uses and applications. The inert material became a valuable asset in the field of industrial chemistry. Asbestos is resistant to extreme temperatures and most chemicals. It does not evaporate into the air, nor dissolve in water…