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Pittsburgh Penguins and Erin and Jarrod Skalde reach resolution

November 9, 2021

Romanucci & Blandin, LLC released the statements below related to the settlement of the legal matter on behalf of Erin Skalde.  The legal matter involving Erin’s husband Jarrod Skalde and the Pittsburgh Penguins has also been resolved.

“We are pleased to announce the resolution of the matter involving Erin Skalde and the Pittsburgh Penguins organization, which has come to satisfactory conclusion for all parties involved. We appreciate the collaboration the team has shown in acknowledging the concerns of our client. As is customary in these types of resolutions, the terms and details will not be disclosed by any of the parties involved and we hope this brings a measure of closure to Erin and her family,” said Managing Partner Gina A. DeBoni and Senior Attorney Jason J. Friedl, Romanucci & Blandin.

“The events of the last three years have been deeply challenging and my hope is to now move forward as an advocate for others. I call this commitment my Meaningful Life Project and my most fervent energy and efforts will be focused there to continue my personal growth, support others and be an instrument of change,” said Erin Skalde.

Jarrod Skalde is represented by Charles G. Wentworth of The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth and David J. Fish of Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C..

I am glad that this has been resolved and my hope is I can move forward with my professional coaching career and personal life,” said Jarrod Skalde. His lawyers Charles Wentworth and David Fish added: “We are pleased that the Penguins organization worked with us to resolve this dispute so that Jarrod and his family can move on with their lives.” 

About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Romanucci & Blandin is a Chicago-based national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death. Founded in 1998, we have decades of history securing verdicts and settlements for our clients - many for millions of dollars and others record-setting awards.  Our expertise ranges from medical malpractice and sexual abuse cases involving individual or institutional negligence to civil rights, police misconduct and workers compensation, making Romanucci & Blandin a valuable legal resource to individuals and groups of people who have been injured by others’ wrongdoing. Referring attorneys and clients say several factors differentiate our firm: Our record of success, depth of experience, talented and dedicated legal team, tireless preparation and strategic use of communications to fight for the rights of those whose lives have been changed forever. We are different from other personal injury firms in that our work does not stop when a verdict or settlement is secured. We are often inspired by our clients’ experiences and commit resources to create change in our communities. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit or call (312) 458-1000.

About The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C.

Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C. is a business and employment firm in suburban Chicago. With over fifty years of combined experience, the Firm represents business owners and their employees as they navigate a complex network of statutes and cases that control how employers must treat employees, former employees, and applicants. We help our clients with every aspect of employment law, offering experience and innovation regarding a wide variety of matters. For more information about Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C., please visit or call (630) 469-7100.

About Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C.

Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C. is a Chicago and Naperville, Illinois based employment law firm that focuses its practice in representing workers.   Its lawyers have helped its employee-clients recover tens of millions of dollars in cases such as sexual harassment, whistleblower, class actions, discrimination, and wrongful termination claims.   For more information about Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C. please visit or call (312)  861-1800

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