Matters in corporate governance are the frontal focus in the minds of board members, executives, shareholders, and investors. Many private companies have decided to adopt the stringent standards of corporate governance and internal controls and procedures that public businesses now follow.
Being charged with a crime can be a terrifying ordeal. You may feel as if you are trapped in a system where you have no control. We understand the importance of your liberty and that your rights are at stake.
Illinois has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation. Several factors can prevent an individual from obtaining a FOID card/CCL or maintaining FOID/CCL eligibility. Our attorneys understand that an individual’s inability to possess and carry a firearm can impact essential aspects of livelihood.
The Blake Horwitz Law Firm works tirelessly to ensure that fire departments are held accountable for acts of misconduct within the department, which can include coercion, intimidation, harassment falsified evidence, corruption, excessive force, invasion of privacy and physical or sexual abuse.
Many police officers find corruption to be intolerable; others become the victim of institutional pressures designed to force officers to falsify data. We represent police officers who find themselves in these uncomfortable situations.
For survivors of sexual abuse, the decision to come forward can be agonizing. Our team of compassionate attorneys are here to listen with patience and understanding. We believe every survivor deserves to be affirmed and believed, without judgment. Our clients rest assured that everything they share with us is completely confidential.
Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has reached epidemic proportions. The Archdiocese of Chicago has allowed sexual abuse to be committed for far too long and has done little to prevent known sexual predators from continuing to pray on the most vulnerable in our community. Victims have suffered sexual abuse from respected authority figures, who the victims thought they could trust, which has caused them severe physical and mental trauma.
Political corruption is the misuse of political power for private benefit or personal gain. When public officials manipulate or ignore the laws of this country for the benefits of power, status or wealth, our attorneys can work to ensure that those who hurt others through the misuse of political power receive the justice that they deserve.