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Big Firm's Specialties

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:33 pm

So I am starting my search for a law firm in Chicago to hopefully work for. I've got a nice long list of the most prominent firms in the city, but don't exactly know what each firm specializes in. Of course each firm will list their prominent practice areas, but in reality, what is each firm known for?

Baker & McKenzie
DLA Piper
Jenner & Block
KMZ Rosenman
Kirkland & Ellis
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw
McDermott, Will & Mayer
Schiff Hardin
Seyfarth Shaw
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
Winston Straw
Drinker Biddle
Duane Morris
Dykema
Foley & Lardner
Greenberg Traurig
Holland & Knight
Jones Day
Kay Scholer
Latham & Watkins
McGuire Woods
Michel Best
Paul Hastings
Perkins Coie
Reed Smith
Skadden Arps
Steptoe & Johnson
K&L Gates
Chapman and Cutler
Hinshaw & Culbertson
Locke, Lord, Bissell & Brook
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg
Vedder Price
Edwards, Wildman, Palmer
Bartlit, Beck, Herman, Palenchar & Scott
Eimer Stahl
Freeborn & Peters
Goldberg Kohn
Grippo & Elden
Laner Muchin
Levenfeld Pearlstein
Novak & Macey
Quarles & Brady
Schopf & Weiss
Schwartz Cooper
Ungeretti & Harris
Williams Montgomery & John

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby anonymcoffee » Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:52 pm

check Chambers

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby swc65 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:25 pm

having a website that will give you a clue.

Also, see Chambers/vault

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby LawIdiot86 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:23 pm

This is an older list. At least two of the first have had major merger renames.

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:27 pm

What's chambers?

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby JusticeHarlan » Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What's chambers?

I did some serious digging, and I think I might have found what they're talking about. (LinkRemoved)

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby target » Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:48 am

LawIdiot86 wrote:This is an older list. At least two of the first have had major merger renames.


:?:

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby LawIdiot86 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:07 am

target wrote:
LawIdiot86 wrote:This is an older list. At least two of the first have had major merger renames.


:?:


Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw became Mayer Brown in 2007.
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood became Sidley Austin in 2006.
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal merged with Denton Wilde Sapte to become SNR Denton in 2010.
It's Kaye Scholer, not Kay Scholer.
It's Ungaretti & Harris, not Ungeretti & Harris.
It's McGuireWoods, not McGuire Woods.
Locke, Lord, Bissell & Brook is the wrong name. It was Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell until 2011 and is now simply Locke Lord.

Also, you won't get a job with Bartlit, Beck. Don't waste the app.

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Re: Big Firm's Specialties

Postby rad lulz » Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:37 am

There's a sticky at the top of the forum. Cmon bro.




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