Robert A. Clifford to Participate in Greek Mock Trial

Senior Partner at Clifford Law Offices Robert A. Clifford will participate in The Trial of the Parthenon Marbles, hosted by The National Hellenic Museum

CHICAGO, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On March 16, 2017, Robert A. Clifford, senior partner at Clifford Law Offices along with Daniel K. Webb of Winston & Strawn, will defend a case with ancient roots and modern consequences: The Parthenon Marbles. The National Hellenic Museum will conduct this latest Trial at the Rubloff Auditorium and The Art Institute. The Trial of the Parthenon Marbles will decide whether these classical Greek marble sculptures should return to Greece or remain in the British Museum.

Nationally renowned judges and attorneys will participate in this case:

Judges:

  • The Honorable William J. Bauer, Judge for the Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit 
  • The Honorable Richard A. Posner, Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • The Honorable Anna H. Demacopoulos, Circuit Court of Cook County
  • The Honorable Anne M. Burke, Illinois Supreme Court.
  • The Honorable Charles P. Kocoras, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

Attorneys:

  • Robert A. Clifford, Founder & Senior Partner, of Clifford Law Offices and past president of the Chicago Bar Association
  • Patrick M. Collins, Partner, Perkins Coie, former First Assistant U. S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Patrick J. Fitzgerald, Litigation Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, former U. S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois 
  • Dan K. Webb, Chairman, Winston & Strawn, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois 
  • Sam Adam, Jr., Founder, Sam Adams, Jr., Law Group
  • Tinos Diamantatos, Partner, Morgan Lewis

Greece, who wants to regain the Parthenon Marbles, will be represented by Robert A. Clifford and Daniel K. Webb.

Robert A. Clifford has participated in other Greek-myth mock trials conducted by The National Hellenic Music, such as the trial of Socrates, Orestes, and Antigone. "It's an honor to participate in these mock trials alongside such respected judges and attorneys," says Clifford.

On March 16, trial will take place at The Art Institute – Rubloff Auditorium, 230 S Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60603. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the trial begins at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $100 and can be purchased here. To learn more about Robert A. Clifford, click here.

About Robert A. Clifford

Robert A. Clifford was named by Chicago Magazine as one of the top 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Crain's Chicago Business named Clifford as one of the "most influential people in Chicago" in 2013. Clifford remains committed to raising the quality of the practice of law in the state of Illinois and promoting civility. He was named the 2012 Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year. Based upon his trial accomplishments, and his contributions to the legal community and the Chicago area, his colleagues nominated him for the prestigious honor given to one person each year. He is the founder of Clifford Law Offices, a nationally recognized personal injury law firm in Chicago concentrating in aviation, transportation, personal injury, medical negligence, and product liability law. To learn more about Robert Clifford, visit http://cliffordlaw.com/attorneys/robert-a-clifford/

About Clifford Law Offices

Clifford Law Offices is ranked one of the top law firms in Illinois as well as in the country in the area of complex personal injury and wrongful death cases such as medical malpractice, aviation litigation, products liability, premises liability and transportation litigation. It also has developed a reputation in class action litigation and whistleblower cases as well as commercial litigation cases. http://www.cliffordlaw.com

Media Contact: Pamela Sakowicz Menaker, Clifford Law Offices, 312-899-9090, pammenaker@cliffordlaw.com

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