Partners Scatter As Chicago IP Boutique Dissolves

Law360, New York (October 5, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Thirteen partners at a Chicago intellectual property boutique have run off to join other law firms after the boutique fell apart as a result of a business disagreement.

Attorneys at the boutique Wallenstein & Wagner were in merger talks with a few firms, but they could not reach a consensus on a deal that matched all of their interests.

Partner Roger Stein, who left Wallenstein to join Schwartz Cooper Chartered, said the attorneys at Wallenstein realized that “one size did not fit all” and decided to...
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