Akerman Nabs 3 Ulmer Litigators For New Chicago Office

Law360, Los Angeles (March 4, 2014, 3:24 PM EST) -- Akerman LLP has hired a trio of commercial litigators from Ulmer & Berne LLP to join its new Chicago office, in an effort to bolster its strength in the financial services sector, the firm said Tuesday.

Partners Kasey Folk and Eric Gribbin along with associate Julia Lissner have joined Akerman's growing Chicago office, which focuses on litigation, intellectual property and real estate, a month after its launch, taking the total number of lawyers there to 11.

Both Folk and Gribbin focus on complex commercial litigation, with...
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