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300 S. Riverside Plaza
16th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

P: 312-425-3900
F: 312-425-3909
Three First National Plaza
70 West Madison, Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60602

P: 312-977-4400
F: 312-977-4405
Key Contacts

Mark Karkazis, Marketing Contact
West Madison

mckarkazis@nixonpeabody.com
Phone: 312-977-4385

Dan Ryan, Office Administration
S. Riverside Plaza

dcryan@nixonpeabody.com
Phone: 312-425-8553

Linda Clardy, Office Administration
West Madison

lbclardy@nixonpeabody.com
Phone: 312-977-4476

 

CHICAGO

Our two offices in Chicago provide a full range of services for clients in the Midwest such as Corporate, Health Care, Real Estate, Litigation, Public Finance, Intellectual Property and Government Relations. We have more than 120 attorneys in Chicago, which ranks Nixon Peabody among the largest international firms with resources on the ground there.

We offer a platform attractive to companies seeking nimble, entrepreneurial lawyers immersed in the health care, real estate, private equity, public finance, energy, life sciences and financial services industries.

Our Chicago team members are embedded in their communities and participate in numerous charitable and professional organizations in the area.

Media Clips

  • New NLRB Union Election Rules Loom
    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | March 18, 2015
    Chicago Madison Labor & Employment partner Frank Saibert authored this column discussing the National Labor Relations Board’s new election rules that will make it easier for unions to organize new members.
  • Providers Seek Answers to Wide-Ranging Legal Concerns
    McKnight's Long Term Care News | March 16, 2015
    Chicago Madison Health Care partner John Durso is quoted in this article on varying legal concerns facing health care providers discussed at the recent Leading Age PEAK conference, a major event for nonprofit executives in aging services.
  • Nautilus Standard Used by CAFC to Overturn Pre-Nautilus Patent Indefiniteness Judgment
    BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal | March 11, 2015
    Silicon Valley IP Litigation partner Shawn Hansen and Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Paul Kitch discuss the Federal Circuit’s precedential opinion reversing a district court's judgment of patent claim invalidity for indefiniteness since the Supreme Court's Nautilus decision.
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  • Experts discuss raising capital through crowdfunding
    Chicago Daily Herald | March 2, 2015
    Chicago Madison Public Company Transactions partner David Brown is featured in this article discussing crowdfunding in commercial real estate.
  • Seventh Circuit Approves Trial, Sending Message on Retaliation Allegations
    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | February 12, 2015
    Chicago Madison Labor & Employment partner Frank Saibert authored this column discussing a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in an employee retaliation trial.
  • Bill Would Let Truck Stops and Bars Install Video Gambling
    Indiana Public Media | February 12, 2015
    Chicago Madison M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Donna More discusses a bill that would allow truck stops and bars to install low-stakes video gambling terminals.
  • In an Ocean of Cynicism, Sturdy Faith
    New York Times | February 6, 2015
    Charles Bernardini is featured within Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, by David Axelrod. Charles is highlighted as David's first winning candidate (Cook County Board in 1986) when he began his political consulting career.
  • The Living-the-Dream Team
    Chicago Lawyer | February 1, 2015
    This article profiles lawyers who working with clients throughout the sports world including Chicago Madison partner Steve Thompson.
  • Nixon Peabody Managing Partner Andrew Glincher Discusses His Firm's Pursuit of Merger Partner Ungaretti & Harris LLP
    Boston Business Journal | January 29, 2015
    This Q&A is conducted with CEO & Managing Partner Andrew Glincher following the firm's announcement of the merger with Chicago's Ungaretti & Harris.
  • Nixon Peabody Cements Chicago Footing With New Union
    The Bond Buyer | January 28, 2015
    This feature story highlights the combination of Nixon Peabody and Ungaretti & Harris.
  • Nixon Peabody to Merge With Smaller Chicago Firm
    Wall Street Journal Law Blog | January 26, 2015
    CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher talks about the firm’s combination with Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris.
  • Nixon Peabody Joins Chicago Big Leagues With Ungaretti Deal
    Law360 | January 26, 2015
    Nixon Peabody’s combination with Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris is featured in this article.
  • Lawyers Weigh in on High Court Claim Construction Ruling
    Law360 | January 20, 2015
    Silicon Valley IP Litigation partner Shawn Hansen and Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Paul Kitch discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to cast aside the Federal Circuit's long-standing rule that all district court claim construction rulings must be reviewed anew on appeal.
  • Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves
    American Lawyer | October 18, 2014
    This coverage highlights the arrival of Chicago Commercial Litigation partner Bill Meyer and Chicago M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Randy Perkins.
  • Business of Law
    Bloomberg News | October 17, 2014
    This coverage highlights the arrival of Chicago Commercial Litigation partner Bill Meyer and Chicago M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Randy Perkins.
  • Nixon Peabody Beefs Up Chicago Office with Ex-Schiff Attys
    Law360 | October 15, 2014
    This coverage highlights the arrival of Chicago Commercial Litigation partner Bill Meyer and Chicago M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Randy Perkins.
  • Courts Line Up Behind 3rd Circ.'s Ascertainability Logic
    Law360 | July 25, 2014
    Buffalo Commercial Litigation associate Tracey Ehlers, Buffalo Commercial Litigation partner Viv Quinn, and Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Janet Garetto discuss federal courts’ increased attention to the ascertainability of class members especially in the food and beverage industries where consumers do not typically retain receipts.
  • High Court Nixes ‘Amenable to Construction,' ‘Insolubly Ambiguous' Indefiniteness Rules
    Bloomberg BNA | June 3, 2014
    Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Paul Kitch and Silicon Valley IP litigation partner Shawn Hansen provide commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Nautilus Inc. v. Biosig Instruments Inc.
  • Lawyers Weigh In On High Court's Induced Infringement Ruling
    Law360 | June 2, 2014
    Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Paul Kitch and Silicon Valley IP Litigation partner Shawn Hansen provide commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Limelight Networks Inc. v. Akamai Technologies Inc.
  • In the News
    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | May 21, 2014
    This coverage notes that Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Sorin Cimpoes has been named to the board of managers of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago.
  • Power Lunches
    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | April 28, 2014
    This feature story profiles a group of Chicago’s female managing partners, including Chicago office managing partner Janet Garetto.
  • In the News
    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | February 10, 2014
    This news brief notes that Chicago Patents attorney Sorin Cimpoes has been elected to the firm’s partnership.
  • Strong Software Patents Crucial, Michel Tells Justices
    Law360 | January 28, 2014
    Chicago Intellectual Property Litigation partner Mark Halligan is noted in this article for his representation of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property who recently filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court urging that any ruling that weakens software patents "would be a step backward for the United States."
  • Lawyers' New Practice Invites Second-Guessing
    Crain's Chicago Business | November 15, 2013
    Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation practice group leader and leader of the firm’s NP Trial® team Joe Ortego discusses the firm’s Second Opinion service.
  • Patent Law Committee Taps Nixon Peabody's Paul Kitch as Vice-Chair
    Intellectual Property Today | October 28, 2013
    This article notes that Chicago Patents partner Paul Kitch has been named vice chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Patent Law Committee.
  • Big Law Social Media Success Strategies
    The American Lawyer | October 1, 2013
    Chicago Intellectual Property Litigation partner Mark Halligan’s use of Twitter is highlighted in this feature story.
  • Protecting U.S. Trade Secret Assets in the 21st Century
    Landslide | September 1, 2013
    Chicago Intellectual Property Litigation partner Mark Halligan wrote this article discussing the need for U.S. companies and the intellectual property bar to place more importance on trade secret asset protection.
  • Patent Troll Lawsuits Rare In Device Industry, But May Increase, Attorneys Say
    The Gray Sheet | June 24, 2013

    Chicago partner and leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice Russ Genet discusses the trend of lawsuits from firms that buy up device patents purely to pursue litigation becoming more commonplace.

  • EXTRA! EXTRA! En Banc Federal Circuit Overrules Its Precedent on Induced Infringement
    IP Today | October 16, 2012

    Authored by Chicago intellectual property partner Paul Kitch and Chicago intellectual property litigation associate Jason Kunze, this article discusses the law concerning induced infringement of patented methods. Click here to download the article.

  • Green Industry Changes Employment Law
    Chicago Lawyer | June 1, 2012

    Chicago and San Francisco Labor & Employment partner Michael Hallerud provides third-party commentary discussing labor and employment matters within the “green” industry.

  • Sabermetrics Sees Recent Scrutiny
    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | May 30, 2012

    This contributed article, authored by Chicago Intellectual Property Litigation partner Mark Halligan and San Francisco Labor & Employment associate Matt Frankel, discusses trade secrets in baseball—specifically “sabermetrics,” the advanced statistical analysis for evaluating players.

  • Nixon Peabody LLP Meets KenJiva’s IP Challenge
    The Law Project | April 12, 2012

    Chicago Patents counsel Wayne Tang is featured in this story discussing an intellectual property matter faced by the CEO of KenJiva Energy Systems, a startup energy management firm. Wayne provided legal counsel pro bono through the organization the Law Project.

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