Because the defendants include Bruce Rauner’s old firm, GTCR, the trial will be a political issue for him. Rauner is not a defendant, however. Individual defendants included Ed Jannotta, long prominent in Chicago’s financial community and Chairman Emeritus at William Blair & Co.

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