Arnstein & Lehr Snags Ill. Lawmaker For Gov't Group

Law360, New York (April 28, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT) -- Arnstein & Lehr LLP announced Wednesday that it had hired Illinois state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, as a partner to boost the Chicago-based firm's governmental and municipal affairs practice.

Durkin started April 18 in Arnstein & Lehr's Chicago office, after serving as senior counsel at Ice Miller LLP, according to the firm.

The state lawmaker, who will remain in the Illinois General Assembly, said that the firm's desire to expand its municipal practice was one of the reasons he decided to join Arnstein & Lehr....
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