The law firm of SmithAmundsen recently promoted the following attorneys to partner based on professional achievement: Thomas Hayden, Yesha Sutaria Hoeppner, and Kay Weiler.
Thomas Hayden is a member of the Construction and Product Liability practice groups in the firm’s Chicago office. He focuses on a wide range of areas including products liability, construction negligence, transportation, retail claims, and municipal tort liability. He has represented clients in matters involving commercial litigation, real estate, regulatory issues, civil rights, and numerous other areas of law, and has experience defending personal injury and insurance subrogation claims.
Yesha Sutaria Hoeppner
Yesha Sutaria Hoeppner is a member of the Class Action, Commercial Litigation and Toxic Tort & Environmental practice groups in the firm’s Chicago office. She defends clients ranging from small businesses to publicly traded, multimillion dollar companies in a wide variety of class action cases in federal and state courts across the country. Yesha regularly serves clients dealing with consumer fraud and marketing related issues, product defect, breach of contract, and violations of statutes and regulations.
Kay Weiler is a litigator in the firm’s Chicago office. She frequently handles personal injury lawsuits, contract negotiation, and copyright and trademark infringement claims and procurement. Kay has successfully briefed and argued several dispositive motions in a wide range of tort matters, including, but not limited to, products liability, defamation, Illinois Animal Control Act claims and premises actions.
SmithAmundsen LLC is a law firm comprised of more than 170 attorneys practicing from offices in Chicago, St. Charles, Rockford, and Woodstock, IL; Indianapolis, IN; St. Louis, MO; and Milwaukee, WI. The firm handles the transactional, labor and employment, and litigation needs of companies across the U.S. For more information, visit www.salawus.com.