Have you noticed $1.1 billion change hands in the last year? That’s the total dollar amount of all 563 Chicago-area settlements reported to Jury Verdict Reporter over the last year.
When Ge Wang quit his job as an attorney, it was to become something of a traveling salesman. Wang is the founder of ESQ Clothing, a bespoke suit shop in Chicago, which has sold hundreds of custom suits to customers including former Chicago Bears star Matt Forte and Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly.
On the main conference room wall of Akerman’s Chicago office hangs 10 framed aquatints of mathematical equations known as The Concinnitas Project.
You know what they say about change — it’s inevitable and brings opportunity. The changes you see in the October issue of Chicago Lawyer are the culmination of a team effort to find new and interesting ways to tell the stories within the legal profession. It’s an opportunity for us to shine a light on you and help spread the word about all the newsworthy things that are happening.
Black and red may be Jim Pritikin’s favorite colors, but he’ll devote his wardrobe this month to something a little more personal: pink.
I read with great interest your August 2016 cover story, “Meeting the right match,” regarding all the merger activity in Chicago; I’d estimate that well over 100 (!) regional and national law firms have moved into Chicago since the 1980s. I’d also suggest that of that 100, barely five of them have any measurable name recognition within the Chicago business community and less than 10 are well-known within the local legal community.
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