Taft Chicago partner Jonathan Amarilio was selected to co-chair the Chicago Bar Association's (CBA) Special Bylaws Revisions Committee. The last time amendments were made to the bylaws was in 2013. After a comprehensive review, the proposed amendments were passed by a large majority earlier this month. Among many revisions, the resolution reflects changes such as the replacement of gender-specific pronouns, allowing board members and committees to meet in-person or remotely, and the removal of a requirement that only standard mail be used for notices of meetings and other business to CBA members.
To view a memo detailing amendments to the bylaws, click here.
Amarilio represents individuals, small businesses, state and local governments, and Fortune 500 companies before state and federal appellate courts in his civil appellate litigation and critical motion practice. He is a past chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Young Lawyer Section, serves on several bar associations and charitable boards, and is a frequent author and speaker on a range of topics. Amarilio attended law school at the University of Iowa and received his B.A. from American University. He also serves as host for @theBar, CBA's award-winning podcast.