James Morsch to Speak at Seventh Circuit Bar Association Conference

CHICAGO, January 29, 2016 – Butler Rubin partner James Morsch will participate in a panel discussion on Friday, March 4 during the E Pluribus Unum: The Immigration Conundrum Seventh Circuit Bar Association Conference exploring immigration issues from birthright and nativism to border security and due process.  Titled “Border Security and Humanitarian Considerations,” Morsch’s panel will address security issues with emphasis on the border, both land and air. It will also focus on the recent influx of unaccompanied minors at the border, as well as family detention.  The conference is sponsored by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation and will be held on March 3-4, 2016, at the Thorne Auditorium Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.  Up to 12 CLE credits will be available.

10:15 am – 11:15 am  Border Security and Humanitarian Considerations

This panel will address security issues with emphasis on the border, both land and air. It will also focus on the recent influx of unaccompanied minors at the border, as well as family detention.

Leader - Ben Johnson, Executive Director, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington, DC

Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC

James A. Morsch, Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd, LLP

Maria Woltjen, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Formed in 1980, Chicago-based Butler Rubin has established itself as a well-known law firm assisting clients nationally and internationally in complex business disputes, including antitrust law; class actions; defense of corporate directors and officers; labor and employment law; reinsurance; insurance; healthcare litigation; and insolvency.