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Clark Hill Attorney Ray J. Koenig III Reappointed to Chicago Commission on Human Relations

October 17, 2016

CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel re-nominated Clark Hill Managing Member Ray J. Koenig III to the Chicago Commission on Human Relations and the Chicago City Council confirmed the nomination. This prestigious appointment was announced by the Mayor’s Office on October 5, 2016. This will be Koenig’s third term of service and it will extend to July 1, 2019.

The commission works to prevent hate crimes, adjudicates in cases of discrimination and oversees the city's identity-based advisory councils, consists of up to 15 members.

"This is a terrific honor,” Koenig said. "I’m committed to continuing the Commission’s work to help the city protect equal rights and share ideas with thought leaders. I am very proud to have been asked by Mayor Emanuel to continue to serve in this capacity.”

Koenig currently Chairs the Board of Trustees for Chicago House, chairs the Cook County State's Attorney's LGBT Advisory Council, and is a member of Congressman Mike Quigley's LGBT Advisory Council, and Ald. Tom Tunney's Senior Advisory Council, among other groups.

Koenig is the Managing Member of Clark Hill’s Chicago office and a member in Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group, as well as an elected member of the firm’s national Executive Committee. He practices in the areas of probate litigation, trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, elder law, estate planning, and estate administration, with an emphasis on wills, trusts, guardianships, 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.

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