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James Convery Recently Elected to the Board of Directors for HFS Chicago Scholars


Chicago, IL – James Convery has been elected to the Board of Directors for HFS Chicago Scholars, a not-for-profit entity that awards 150 high school scholarships annually.

HFS Chicago Scholars helps economically disadvantaged Chicago high school students flourish in and out of the classroom by providing educational enrichment through our lifelong mentoring, college readiness and academic excellence programs, as well as providing financial assistance to attend top Chicago-area schools.

The following services are provided to their scholars:

  • Financial assistance to attend top Chicago private high schools
  • Academic Directors dedicated to each high school class and one-on-one mentors
  • Four-year written commitment specifying performance expectations
  • College visits, selection, and admissions support

Convery is currently the Firm’s Managing Partner, Chair of the Litigation Department and member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  In addition to his administrative duties in managing the Firm, he regularly litigates employment matters in state and federal court, including employment contract disputes, restrictive covenant injunction matters, class-actions, as well as discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims.

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Laner Muchin Ltd. concentrates in the representation of employers in labor relations, employment litigation, employee benefits and business immigration matters. The firm provides legal services to clients from coast to coast. For more information on our firm and our services, visit


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