77 West Wacker Dr.//Chicago, IL 60601-5094//United States
Scott T. Schutte, Tinos Diamantatos, Kristin Jourdan
Our lawyers in Chicago, a gateway to the US Midwest, serve clients regionally and around the globe, advising them on a broad range of issues related to litigation, labor, employment, employee benefits, intellectual property, tax, securities enforcement, investment management, structured transactions, and corporate transactions.
Our team includes nationally recognized labor and employment litigators, including a former chair of the US National Labor Relations Board; a former official of the US Securities and Exchange Commission; a former federal prosecutor; and lawyers with scientific and engineering backgrounds who assist clients on the full array of intellectual property matters.
Our highly recognized labor and employment lawyers advise clients on myriad issues, including workplace discrimination, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) matters, and wage and hour litigation. We handle complex litigation of all types across a broad range of industries, and we have extensive experience in defending consumer class actions.
We have a top-tier tax team that offers companies and partnerships of all sizes advice on transactions, tax planning and compliance issues, disputes with taxing authorities and in court, and matters related to the Internal Revenue Service and US Treasury Department.
Our range of intellectual property services include litigation at the district court and appellate levels, patent preparation and prosecution, trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management, post-grant and other administrative proceedings, and licensing and technology transfer transactions.
Our securities enforcement and litigation team represents financial institutions, public companies, and senior executives in regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings conducted by government and self-regulatory bodies in cases involving allegations of financial fraud and in securities and commercial litigation matters.
Our structured transactions lawyers offer a range of services to a diverse group of clients—including arrangers, banks, investors, and issuers and underwriters—in connection with securitizations, structured finance, and commercial finance transactions.