Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd. | A Chicago Civil Litigation Law Firm
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Lipe Lyons is a Chicago-based civil litigation firm that excels at resolving its clients’ most significant disputes. Our dynamic business model allows the firm to adapt to meet the changing needs of its clients while consistently delivering the results they expect.

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Seven decades and hundreds of trials and appeals before state and federal courts across the country.

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September 12, 2022

Lipe Lyons is delighted to announce that Associate Alexzandria Johnson was recently appointed as Co-Chair of the Winter Ball Committee for the Cook County Bar Association.

Lipe Lyons is proud to congratulate Associate Alexzandria Johnson on her recent appointment as Co-Chair of the Winter Ball Committee for the Cook County Bar Association. The Winter Ball will take place mid-December. Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States. The Association's voluntary membership of 17,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and the State of Illinois. 
 

August 26, 2022

Lipe Lyons Welcomes New Associates Daiana Man and Alexzandria Johnson to the Firm

Ms. Man earned her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2020, where she was on the Dean's list, won CALI awards in legal writing, and participated in DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations, magna cum laude, from Loyola University. Prior to joining Lipe Lyons, Ms. Man worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office where she gained extensive practical experience in the courtroom, including with trials and dispositive motions such as motions to suppress evidence and motions to dismiss.

Ms. Johnson earned her Juris Doctor and Trial Advocacy Certificate from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, where she was a member of two moot court teams, served in many leadership roles, and was named to the Dean’s List in 2018. Alexzandria’s moot court team were national semi-finalists in the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Honors Competition during the 2018-2019 year. While attending the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, along with a minor in Black Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Alexzandria made the dean’s list multiple times at the University of Missouri - Columbia. Prior to joining Lipe Lyons, Alexzandria worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office where she gained extensive practical experience in the courtroom, including litigating many trials, motions, and preliminary hearings.

August 30, 2022

Lipe Lyons Attorneys listed in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America

Lipe Lyons is proud to share that Edward J. Murphy was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Litigation - Insurance. Associates Alejandra Barcenas and John Miceli also received a 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America recognition for their work in Insurance Law and Construction Litigation.
 
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 116,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 17 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 71,000 leading lawyers honored in the new edition.
 
Ones to Watch in America™ highlights the legal talent of lawyers who have been in practice less than 10 years. These awards are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in America.
 

April 14, 2022

Amanda Zink to Perform at the Advocates Society, Association of Polish-American Attorney's Award of Merit Celebration

On May 18, 2022, Lipe Lyons Partner Amanda L. Zink, will perform Mazurek Dabrowskiego, the Polish National Anthem, and the Star Spangled Banner at the Advocates Society, Association of Polish-American Attorney’s Award of Merit Celebration.  This event will honor John J. Pikarski, Jr. and his contributions to the Polish Community.  This is Ms. Zink’s ninth year singing for the Advocates.