Taft attorneys Timothy Eaton and Jonathan B. Amarilio were quoted in the Oct. 10 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article “Arbitration Pilot Project now Official.” The article discusses the recent approval by the Illinois Supreme Court of a program that sends lower-value Law Division cases through mandatory arbitration. The program was tested during a two-year pilot and became permanent on Oct. 1. Read the article here (subscription required).
Eaton is a senior litigation partner in Taft’s Chicago office, concentrating on appeals, commercial litigation and arbitration. He is a former law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and is active in local and national bar associations. He is a past president of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and the Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois.
Amarilio is an associate in Taft’s Litigation group. He focuses his practice on civil appellate litigation and critical motion practice. He has experience representing individuals, small businesses, state and local governments and a number of Fortune 500 companies before state and federal appellate courts, primarily the Illinois Appellate Court, the Illinois Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.