Reed Smith gained a significant presence in Chicago, one of the world's largest legal markets, through the combination with the well-respected firm of Sachnoff & Weaver in March 2007. The firm's office is housed in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, on the south branch of the Chicago River. With a strong history and solid reputation, the Chicago office is in the geographic center of the U.S., providing Reed Smith a strategic location that strengthens the firm’s client service capabilities in multiple practice areas and industries.
The Chicago office has more than 130 lawyers who offer extensive experience to key industries including financial services, private equity, energy, manufacturing and technology. Firm lawyers represent clients across the spectrum of industries in matters involving general corporate; securities and equity offerings; complex commercial litigation; product liability; estate and wealth planning; private equity; intellectual property and technology; insurance recovery; global regulatory enforcement; and labor & employment.
A few of the Chicago office's notable clients include Whirlpool, the FDIC and Johnson Controls.
While maintaining dedication to their practice, many partners and associates teach at local business and law schools; serve as board members, committee members and mentors in various professional organizations; and volunteer in a multitude of community organizations, namely the March of Dimes, Scholarship Chicago, YMCA, the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Girl Scouts, Women Employed, Lend-A-Hand Program, Wills for Heros, and even local little league teams.
Please contact Chicago Office Managing Partner Michael LoVallo at +1 312 207 6533 to identify the right lawyer to meet your legal needs.