From this major international business hub, McGuireWoods’ Chicago office — one of the firm’s largest with nearly 100 lawyers — serves the entire metropolitan area and beyond. Our nationally recognized lawyers represent clients in practices as diverse as the city itself, and leadership for six McGuireWoods departments and industry teams resides in Chicago. The office also provides a key crossroads location for McGuireWoods Consulting, the law firm’s full-service public affairs subsidiary.
Many of the firm’s Chicago lawyers maintain regional, national and international practices, all backed by a firm with 1,100 lawyers in 21 offices. The Chicago office serves clients across industries, such as healthcare and life sciences, aerospace, technology, banking, energy, and franchise and distribution. And many of our practices are ranked among the top in Illinois by Chambers USA and other prestigious legal guides.
McGuireWoods’ Chicago litigators are recognized consistently for their work in financial services, securities, antitrust and trade regulation, labor and employment, intellectual property and white-collar defense. In addition, our transactional lawyers in Chicago bring a unique depth of experience in debt finance, private equity, healthcare, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate.
Additional resources in Chicago are available through McGuireWoods Consulting, which offers federal, state and local government relations; strategic communications; grassroots advocacy; and infrastructure and economic development services.
Demonstrating our commitment to McGuireWoods’ core value of service to our clients and the communities in which we live and work, Chicago lawyers and staff hold leadership roles and volunteer in local organizations such as the American Diabetes Association, the Institute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Foundation, Voices for Illinois Children, Chicago Catalyst Charter Schools, Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation, Rebuilding Together, i.c.stars, Chicago Loop Alliance, and other nonprofits and legal organizations.