CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredric (Ric) Cohen, Cheng Cohen LLC co-founding partner, has once again earned a spot on the 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list and Allison Grow, a litigation associate at the boutique firm, has been selected to the 2014 Illinois Rising Stars list. Both are exclusive lists, with no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state being selected as Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers statewide recognized as Rising Stars.
Cheng Cohen is widely recognized as a leading firm providing comprehensive legal services, litigation support and development assistance to franchisors, licensors and manufacturers nationwide. The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.
"It's always rewarding when an established rating organization recognizes our attorneys for their excellence," said Amy Cheng, Cheng Cohen co-founding partner. "Today, we are particularly proud of Ric and Allison and know they will continue to work alongside our entire team to provide our clients sound, practical legal advice."
Ric is a seasoned business and commercial litigator and trial lawyer. For nearly 25 years he has represented many of the nation's most prominent franchise, licensing and distribution companies in a wide variety of lawsuits in state and federal trial and appellate courts across the country, as well in alternative dispute resolution fora. Before forming Cheng Cohen in 2007 with his partner Amy Cheng, Ric was a partner with DLA Piper US LLP and its predecessor firms.
Prior to joining Cheng Cohen in February 2012, Allison Grow practiced at a boutique law firm where she had a broad commercial litigation practice. Before becoming an attorney, Allison worked in Alzheimer's disease research.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. In addition to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in their practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to www.SuperLawyers.com.
About Cheng Cohen LLC:
Established in 2007, Cheng Cohen grew out of a simple credo: to provide uncompromising client service and sound, practical legal advice to franchise and distribution clients for a fair and reasonable fee. Today, the boutique law practice is recognized as one of the leading franchise firms in the country providing franchisors, licensors and manufacturers with the comprehensive legal services, litigation support and development assistance needed to bring their products and services to market efficiently and economically. In addition to its consistent first tier ranking for franchising by U.S. News – Best Lawyers listing of Best Law Firms, Cheng Cohen has also been recognized by Chambers & Partners USA as a leader in franchising for both client service and commercial awareness. Additional information about Cheng Cohen can be found at www.chengcohen.com.
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