Clark Hill Attorneys Ray J. Koenig and MacKenzie Hyde Publish Article in Windy City Times

Dec 16, 2010
CHICAGO, IL – Attorneys Ray J. Koenig III, a Member in Clark Hill’s Chicago office, and MacKenzie Hyde, an Associate, have had an article published in Chicago’s Windy City Times . The article, titled Couples Planning and the New Civil-Union Act , outlines the Act’s many provisions regarding healthcare, disability, and death that will apply to couples entering into a civil union.

To read the article, please go to: http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=29810

The Windy City Times is “the voice of Chicago’s Gay, Lesbian, Bi, and Trans Community since 1985.” For more information on the publication and to read full issues, see http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/windycitytimes.html.

Ray J. Koenig III is a member in Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group in its Chicago office. He practices in the areas of probate litigation, trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, elder law, estate planning, and estate administration, with an emphasis on will, trust, guardianship, and advance directive contests and other fiduciary litigation. Koenig has represented individuals, families, financial institutions, medical institutions, and governmental organizations in all areas of his practice. Koenig has extensive trial, appellate and mediation experience in state and federal courts.

Koenig is frequently appointed Guardian Ad Litem and defense counsel by judges in guardianship cases, and has been appointed Special Administrator in probate matters. Koenig has also been appointed Special Assistant Attorney General in numerous matters. While a student at DePaul University College of Law, Koenig was a member of Moot Court and took first place in the all-school Negotiations Competition. More recently, Koenig served on a task force formed by the Commissioner of the City of Chicago Department on Aging to develop and draft legislation to significantly revise the Illinois Elder Abuse and Neglect Act.

MacKenzie A. Hyde is an associate attorney in the Litigation Practice Group of Clark Hill’s Chicago office. MacKenzie concentrates in contested guardianships and estates, as well as fiduciary litigation and estate administration. Hyde represent individuals, medical institutions and financial institutions in all areas of her practice.