Firm News

June 6, 2017
Emily N. Masalski, R3 Partner, has been appointed to the Chicago Bar Association (“CBA”) Judicial Evaluation Committee (“JEC”) Investigative Division.
May 9, 2017
R3 Partner John Ratnaswamy is being appointed as an Advisor on behalf of the American Bar Association’s Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Division to the Uniform Law Commission’s Drafting...
March 29, 2017
R3 is pleased to announce that Hanna Conger has joined R3 as an Associate in the firm's energy and litigation practice areas.
March 16, 2017
R3 Partner John Ratnaswamy served as a Referee at the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Illinois State Championship tournament held at Elgin Community College on February 24-25, 2017.
March 16, 2017
The Energy Bar Association is an international, non-profit association of attorneys, energy professionals, and students active in all areas of energy law.
March 13, 2017
R3 Partners John Ratnaswamy, E. Glenn Rippie, and Jacqueline M. Vidmar have been selected as Illinois Super Lawyers; and R3 Associate Maris Jager and R3 Partner Emily N. Masalski were...
March 13, 2017
Four R3 Partners were named to the Top 10 Energy Attorney List in Leading Lawyers Magazine.
March 6, 2017
The Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women kicked off a program entitled “Project Law Track” in conjunction with the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana.
March 2, 2017
Rooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy LLP is pleased to announce that Emily N. Masalski has been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2017.
February 27, 2017
An article by R3 Partner Darren Hunter and Associate Maris Jager entitled "Impact of New Walking-Working Surface Rules" was published in the February issue of Modern Casting.
November 11, 2016
An article by R3 Partner Darren Hunter and Associate Jason Higginbotham entitled: “What to Expect from the Upcoming OSHA Penalty Increases” was published in the August 2016 issue of Modern...
July 26, 2016
On July 25th, R3 Partner John Ratnaswamy spoke at the American Gas Association’s Rates School. John addressed various aspects of the subject of rate regulation.
July 14, 2016
An article by R3 Partner Darren Hunter entitled: “Under Pressure: Pipeline Operators Are Facing Monumental Proposals from PHMSA to Address Aging Infrastructure, but How Much Is Too Much?” was...
July 14, 2016
R3 attorney Emily N. Masalski was appointed by ISBA President Vincent Cornelius to serve as Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section Council for 2016-2017.
April 5, 2016
On April 5, 2016, R3 attorney Maris J. Jager served as panelist at Northwestern Law School’s “Green Tech and Energy: New Frontier” panel, hosted by the Environmental Law Society.
March 31, 2016
On March 22, 2016, R3 attorney Emily N. Masalski presented on the topic: “Statistical Realities for Women Lawyers” as part of a continuing legal education (CLE) program for the Chicago...
March 11, 2016
On March 8, 2016, R3 partner Darren Hunter presented “Adopting Safety Management Systems to Comply with Pipeline Safety Regulations” as part of a panel discussion at the Energy Bar Association...
March 11, 2016
R3 attorney Emily N. Masalski served as emcee of the Illinois State Bar Association’s “Celebrating Laughter in the Law Luncheon” on March 8, 2016 at Maggiano's in Chicago.
February 12, 2016
An article by R3 Partner Darren Hunter entitled: “OSHA Updates Hazard Communication Standards” was published in the February, 2016 Issue of Modern Casting.
February 5, 2016
An article authored by R3 Associate Maris J. Jager entitled “Water Utility Acquisition – An Illinois Model for Incentivizing Acquisitions” was published in the January, 2016 issue of The Current,...
January 26, 2016
R3 attorneys John Ratnaswamy, E. Glenn Rippie, and Jacqueline M. Vidmar have been selected as Illinois Super Lawyers and featured in the 2016 Super Lawyers publication. No more than 5%...
December 19, 2015
R3 Partner John Ratnaswamy served as a Judge at the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics tournament held at Highland Park High School on December 19, 2015.
December 17, 2015
R3 partner Darren Hunter recently authored a new treatise on OSHA law published by Bloomberg BNA as part of its Corporate Practice Portfolio Series, titled: “Practice Under The Occupational Safety...
December 3, 2015
On December 7, 2015, Conor Ward will be a featured on a panel at the Energy Bar Association’s Primer on Energy Trading.
November 9, 2015
On November 5, 2015, R3 partner Darren Hunter presented “Onshore Pipeline Safety and Regulations: PHMSA Audits and Enforcement Trends” at an all-day conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania organized and sponsored by...
November 2, 2015
On October 29, 2015, R3 Partner Darren Hunter presented "OSHA for Oil and Gas" at an all-day conference in Houston, Texas organized and sponsored by Become Kinetic.
October 9, 2015
R3 Partner John Ratnaswamy was one of three panelists on the subject of the attorney-client privilege at the 54th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute.
September 29, 2015
R3 Partner John Ratnaswamy has been selected to serve as an ABA (American Bar Association) Advisor to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (ULC) Study Committee on...
September 9, 2015
On November 16 and 17, 2015, Conor Ward will be presenting at the American Conference Institute’s 12th National Forum on Energy Trading Compliance & Regulatory Enforcement in Washington, DC. ...