Clark Hill Attorney Richard H. Chapman elected to the Board of Directors of the Lookingglass Theatre Company

Jan 9, 2012

CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill Attorney Richard H. Chapman has been elected to the Board of Directors of the award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago.

The Lookingglass Theatre Company is a nonprofit, ensemble based theatre company located in Downtown Chicago. The company recently won the 2011 Tony Award for Excellence in Regional Theatre, making it the fifth Chicago Off-Loop troupe to win the coveted award. The announcement was made by the American Theatre Wing and the League of American Theaters and Producers, the joint bestowers of American theater's highest honor.

“We are proud to have Rich serve on the Board of Directors,” said Clark Hill Chicago Managing Member Ray J. Koenig III. “We very much appreciate our strong relationship with the Lookingglass Theatre and offer our sincere congratulations on their recent Tony Award.”

Lookingglass was founded in 1998 as a small ensemble of Northwestern University theater graduates. Since then, the company has expanded to 22 ensemble members and 15 affiliates among whom are company co-founder David Schwimmer and Tony Award winning director/adapter Mary Zimmerman.

Chapman is a member of Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group. He has more than 28 years of successful experience as a leading trial lawyer concentrating in business and employment litigation in federal, state and bankruptcy courts, as well as in arbitration, throughout the United States. Richard has litigated cases in Illinois state, federal and bankruptcy courts, as well as courts in California, Texas, North Carolina, Florida and Michigan. He has successfully prosecuted, argued and won appeals in the Illinois Appellate Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh and Ninth Circuits, as well as the California Court of Appeals.