Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli attorney recognized for excellence in legal community and profession
Edwardsville, ILL., August 10, 2020 – Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli is pleased to announce that partner Kevin Green has been awarded the 2020 Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
The ISBA Young Lawyers Division presents this award each year to two lawyers in the state who have excelled within the legal community and profession, one who practices inside Cook County and one who practices outside Cook County. Nominees must exemplify skill and strong character, be members in good standing with the ISBA and under the age of 36. The recipients are selected based on excellence in advocacy, counseling or litigation; contributions to the advancement of the Bar of Illinois and the legal profession generally; and service to the community.
Green is a partner at Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, where he has worked since 2010. His practice areas include business and commercial litigation as well as class action litigation. Last year, Green successfully petitioned the Illinois Supreme Court and obtained a unanimous reversal of the appellate court decision. Green was also appointed as Special State’s Attorney to represent the Madison County Auditor in a dispute with the Madison County Board over privacy rights of citizens. Green, along with partner Tom Rosenfeld, has also litigated many large class actions over the years, including a class action against the St. Louis Rams that resulted in a $24 million settlement.
Dennis Orsey, President of the Illinois State Bar Association, presents Kevin Green with the Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
“Kevin is an outstanding lawyer, and we’re proud to have him as one of our partners,” said partner and founder Mark Goldenberg. “Kevin joined our firm after completing law school and passing the bar and has shown outstanding leadership in his progress to partner. He’s achieved significant results for our clients in a number of cases, and I’m certain that he will continue to utilize his talent throughout the rest of his career.”
Green graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in commercial litigation law firms in Chicago and San Francisco as well as for the City of Chicago Department of Law; the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Illinois and the United States House of Representatives Committee on Small Business in Washington, D.C.
For more information about Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli., please visit www.goldenbergheller.com or call (800) 782-8492.
About Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C.
Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C. is a full-service law firm specializing in the areas of business and commercial law, mesothelioma, personal injury, class actions, trusts and estates and intellectual property. Based in Edwardsville, Illinois, the firm has over 30 years of experience practicing law in the Metro East and St. Louis area and has won over a billion dollars in settlements for its clients. Their main office can be located at 2227 S. State Route 157, Edwardsville, Illinois.