Loevy & Loevy Names New Partners At The Firm

Loevy & Loevy is pleased to announce that Heather Donnell, Elizabeth Mazur, Anand Swaminathan, and Elizabeth Wang have been named partners at the firm. Heather Donnell joined Loevy & Loevy in 2010 and concentrates her practice on wrongful convictions and police misconduct. Her compassion and advocacy skills have earned her a strong reputation in the legal… Read More

Loevy & Loevy Client Brandon Smith Wins Release of Laquan McDonald Shooting Videos

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Loevy & Loevy client Brandon Smith, an independent journalist from Chicago, recently secured a major victory under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, requiring the City of Chicago to release video recordings of Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing teenager Laquan McDonald. Loevy & Loevy is proud to represent journalists and citizens in… Read More

Loevy & Loevy Accepting Applications for 2016 Justice Fellowship

The Justice Fellowship offers new attorneys committed to civil rights and criminal justice an unparalleled opportunity to work on trial and appellate litigation at the very beginning of their careers. Our fellows will participate in all aspects of our wrongful conviction, civil rights, and whistleblower practices. In doing so, they will be trained by experienced… Read More

The Supreme Court’s Excessive Force Standard for Detainees

The Supreme Court came down with a 5-4 decision yesterday, Kingsley v. Hendrickson, granting a new trial to Michael Kingsley, a pretrial detainee who alleged that jail guards used excessive force against him in violation of his right to due process. In so ruling, the Court issued a decision with important implications for all pretrial… Read More

Loevy & Loevy Names Roshna Bala Keen Partner at the Firm

Loevy & Loevy is pleased to announce that Roshna Bala Keen has been named a partner at the firm. Roshna joined Loevy & Loevy in 2008 and concentrates her practice on wrongful convictions and police misconduct. Her winning track record has earned her a reputation in the legal community as a zealous advocate for justice. She has won numerous… Read More

Loevy & Loevy Attorney Cindy Tsai Honored with the 2015 Loyola APALSA Alumni Award of Excellence

  Loevy & Loevy is pleased to announce that Cindy Tsai has been recognized by Loyola University Chicago Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) with its Alumni Award of Excellence for her contributions to the law school, the legal profession, and the community. The award was presented by the Honorable Judge Young B. Kim… Read More

Loevy & Loevy Recognized at Chicago Appleseed’s Pillars of Justice Awards Reception

Loevy & Loevy Partners Mike Kanovitz (L) and Jon Loevy (R) Loevy & Loevy received the Social Justice Advocacy award at Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice 2015 Pillars of Justice Awards Reception on March 12th for its civil rights and Sixth Amendment advocacy. The Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice is an impact research, education and advocacy organization… Read More

Gretchen Helfrich Joins Loevy & Loevy

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Loevy & Loevy is pleased to announce that Gretchen Helfrich has joined the firm as an attorney. She will focus her practice on police misconduct. Ms. Helfrich brings to the firm years of litigation experience. Ms. Helfrich spent five years at Mayer Brown, LLC as a litigation associate. Prior to entering the law, Ms. Helfrich… Read More