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Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 - Banking

Twenty-nine banking practitioners make the grade on the following pages.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 - Business Crime Defence

This chapter identifies 25 practitioners considered by clients and peers to be the leading white-collar defence practitioners in the state of Illinois. A starting point and breeding ground for exceptional talent in this area is the Department of Justice: many of the individuals below served as United States attorney or assistant attorney before entering private practice.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 - Capital Markets

As with the rest of the US, the credit crunch has hit Illinois hard. There are lawyers in the state well qualified to work when the markets pick up. The number of practitioners listed here has risen to 27, from 12 firms, with Chicago-based outfits showing their strength alongside national and international firms.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 - Commercial Litigation

Illinois's litigators are renowned worldwide as among the best in the business, frequently acting in big-ticket, high-profile cases such as the trial and conviction of press tycoon Conrad Black. Large firms exist alongside specialist boutiques in a competitive market, and 33 lawyers from 12 firms make the cut in this year's rankings.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 – Competition

Our research indicates that Illinois is not short of high-quality antitrust lawyers with multiple firms having built up exceptionally strong teams in the state.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 - Construction

The construction industry continues to provide high levels of work for lawyers in Illinois, both in relation to ongoing projects and an increasing number of disputes. In this chapter we identify 29 lawyers with expertise in representing the full spectrum of clients, including owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects and design professionals, in both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 - Corporate Governance

In the highly regulated US marketplace, corporate governance is an ongoing concern for business leaders. This chapter identifies those lawyers with a proven track record in counselling the boards of directors of listed companies and substantial privately held entities in aspects of regulatory compliance, including sensitive corporate disclosure and policy issues, as well as new laws, regulations, stock exchange rules and governance principles, in relation to transactions and on an ongoing basis.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Illinois 2008 - Corporate Immigration

This chapter is almost unique among the disciplines covered by our research, in that sole practitioners and immigration boutiques fare particularly well in comparison with the big firms.

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