The Chicago office links the Midwestern financial center to markets throughout the world. Our multidisciplinary team helps industry-leading multinationals and innovative newcomers navigate new paths to growth in today’s complex global marketplace.
An Innovative Legal Team
We serve as business advisors, helping our clients overcome critical challenges and take advantage of timely opportunities—from bet-the-company litigation to first-of-their-kind domestic and cross-border deals.
White Collar Practice Group of the YearLaw 360
A top firm for Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, and Real Estate in IllinoisChambers USA
M&A Team of the Year (Large Deals)Transatlantic Legal Awards
Represented Pine Island Capital Partners, LLC in the acquisition of Precinmac Precision Machining. Pine Island completed the acquisition with Bain Capital Credit, LP, with Compass Partners Capital investing.
Represented Francisco Partners in its definitive agreement to acquire Forcepoint, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, from Raytheon Technologies.
Advised Caithness Energy on the formation of a joint venture to develop an 1,875 megawatt combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility in Guernsey County, Ohio. We also advised on approximately US$600 million of equity and mezzanine financing for the construction of the project.
Our experiencedReal Estatepractice handles finance, development, leasing, and management matters, while also counseling corporate clients on asset and portfolio management, acquisitions, dispositions, and financing.
The firm’sLife Sciences and Healthcarepractice provides consistent, practical solutions for complex disputes, investigations, and transactions in this dynamic global industry.
Our firm is home to one of the world’s premierEnergypractices, with a global footprint that enables us to work across borders and practices to help clients achieve success.
Our strongLitigationpractice leads high-profile global clients to landmark victories.
The litigators in ourInvestigations and White Collar Defensepractice help leading corporations and individuals swiftly, effectively, and discreetly resolve highly sensitive matters.
The firm’s top-rankedEmployment Lawpractice helps companies implement effective workplace strategies, minimize the risk of litigation, and defend their interests when disputes arise.
OurIntellectual Propertypractice delivers outstanding results in critical disputes in
the life sciences and technology sectors.
Our experiencedMergers and Acquisitionsteam advises publicly listed and private clients on a variety of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures.
The firm’s dedicatedFinancepractice brings together more than 100 lawyers in key global markets, providing strategic advice that reflects market realities.
Our global team ofPrivate Equitylawyers advises private equity companies, investment banks, and investors through all stages of complex private equity transactions.
The firm’sRestructuringpractice provides tailored solutions to address our clients’ business priorities.