CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Meyer Capel®, the largest, most diversified law firm headquartered in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, is pleased to announce the addition of Champaign attorney Marc J. Ansel as a shareholder of the firm and attorneys Alyx J. Parker and Dane C. Amundson as associates with the law firm. Attorneys Ansel, Parker and Amundson practiced law together as Ansel Law, Ltd. prior to joining Meyer Capel's litigation department.
A veteran litigator, Marc Ansel, has practiced law continuously in Champaign County, Illinois for over 40 years and is a graduate of both the University of Illinois and the University of Illinois College of Law. Mr. Ansel is a respected trial lawyer concentrating in civil litigation, including complex business and commercial litigation, construction disputes, unfair competition, arbitration, mediation, injury and insurance matters. He is also experienced in alternate dispute resolution, as advocate, arbitrator and mediator. He has handled numerous jury and bench trials, as well as appeals before all Illinois appellate courts, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Federal court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Ansel has also been involved in alternative dispute resolution as an advocate, arbitrator and mediator.
Since 2008, Ansel has been recognized by his peers as a "Top 100 Downstate Leading Lawyer" by Leading Lawyer Network, and as an "Illinois Super Lawyer" in business litigation. He also has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law Trial Advocacy Program since 2002. Mr. Ansel was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Committee on Character & Fitness of the Illinois Board of Admissions Character and Fitness Committee (2005-2011).
Marc Ansel's affiliation with Meyer Capel will allow him to expand services to his clients to include estate planning, estate administration, criminal law, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, intellectual property, and other areas handled by Meyer Capel's thirty-three other attorneys.
Ansel will be supported by attorneys Alyx Parker, Dane Amundson and additional trial attorneys from Meyer Capel's offices in Champaign and Bloomington.
Alyx J. Parker is an experienced litigator who graduated from the University of Illinois (1998) and Pepperdine University School of Law (2001). Alyx has been recognized as a 2015 and 2016 Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers, and in 2014 was identified by Central Illinois Business Magazine as one of its "40-under-40" for his professional and civic contributions. His practice primarily focuses on civil litigation with concentrations in business/commercial matters, personal injury and as a mediator.
Dane Amundson is also a trial attorney who joins Meyer Capel's litigation department as of April 1, 2016. As an associate attorney with Ansel Law Ltd., Amundson has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous commercial litigation cases. He graduated from Northeastern Illinois University (Summa Cum Laude 2008) and the University of Illinois College of Law (2012).
Additional information concerning Meyer Capel is available at www.meyercapel.comMeyer Capel is a trademark of Meyer Capel, Professional Corporation.
For further information, contact: Joe Murphy, Meyer Capel, A Professional Corporation, 306 West Church Street, Champaign, IL 61820 phone: 217-352-1800 [email protected], or Marc Ansel, Meyer Capel, A Professional Corporation, Meyer Capel, A Professional Corporation, 306 West Church Street, Champaign, IL 61820 phone: 217-352-0030
About the Company: Meyer Capel was founded in Champaign, Illinois over fifty years ago. Over the years, Meyer Capel has grown steadily in both size and stature, providing legal services of a quality and scope customarily found only in major metropolitan areas. The law firm is headquartered in the Burnham Atheneaum which was completed in 1896 and served as the site of the Champaign Public Library for over eighty years. Attorneys within the firm have been recognized by Leading Lawyers Network, Chicago Lawyer Magazine, Illinois Real Estate Journal, Martindale-Hubbell, The American Lawyer, Midwest Real Estate News, Super Lawyers and Chambers and Partners.
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