Nixon Peabody’s Chicago office serves as our service point for the Midwest. The legal professionals in Chicago provide a full range of legal services, including litigation, transactional, regulatory, corporate, and dispute resolution services—both domestically and internationally. In addition, our Chicago office is home to the firm’s largest group of intellectual property attorneys, including one of the nation’s foremost practitioners in trade secrets law. These attorneys represent clients across a wide spectrum of industries, including medical devices, insurance, telecommunications, biotech, and software.
Our Chicago office has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council in the category of “Commercial Interiors.” This is Nixon Peabody’s fourth office space to receive LEED certification, furthering the firm’s “green” leadership role in the legal industry.
Members of our Chicago office are also very active in community and professional organizations. Office Managing Partner Janet Garetto is the immediate past president of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC). Partner Paul Kitch currently serves as the secretary of IPLAC.