Sheppard Mullin Opens 7-Lawyer Chicago Outpost

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 4:47 PM EDT) -- Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has opened a Chicago office with seven attorneys recruited from K&L Gates LLP, Winston & Strawn LLP and its own ranks, the firm announced Monday, saying the office will initially focus on corporate, employment, real estate and finance practices.

“Establishing a Chicago presence is a strategic step in growing and strengthening the firm’s national footprint, beyond the East and West coasts,” the firm’s chairman Guy N. Halgren said Monday. “Chicago is the Midwest's corporate center, and we are committed to...
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