Clark Hill Chicago Attorneys Ray J. Koenig III and MacKenzie A. Hyde Published an Article in the Illinois Bar Journal

Oct 12, 2012
CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill Chicago Attorneys Ray J. Koenig III and MacKenzie A. Hyde published an article in the October issue of the Illinois Bar Journal titled, “Defending Your Principals: Suing Agents Under the Revised Illinois Power of Attorney Act.”

Suits against Power of Attorney (POA) agents for breach of fiduciary duty and other claims are growing more common. The article offers an in-depth view of the causes of action available against an agent under the revised Illinois Power of Attorney Act and how lawyers on either side can serve their clients.

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Koenig is the Managing Member of Clark Hill’s Chicago office and a member in Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group. 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.

Hyde is an associate attorney in the Litigation Practice Group of Clark Hill’s Chicago office. She concentrates in contested guardianships and estates, as well as fiduciary litigation and estate administration. She represents individuals, medical institutions and financial institutions in all areas of her practice. She is frequently appointed by the Probate Court to serve as Guardian Ad Litem in guardianship cases.