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Winston & Strawn LLP

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Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston and 10 more

Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with more than 975 attorneys among 16 offices in Brussels; Charlotte; Chicago; Dallas; Dubai; Hong Kong; Houston; London; Los Angeles; Moscow; New York; Paris; San Francisco; Shanghai; Silicon Valley; and Washington, DC.

Winston was founded in Chicago in 1853 by Frederick H Winston, who was joined by the firm’s other named partner, Silas H Strawn, in 1894. Winston has built its reputation on the quality and character of its lawyers, past and present, many of whom are recognized leaders in the American legal community. The firm’s history of more than 160 years is a chronicle of individuals and events that have helped shape the firm and create the strong foundation on which it continues to build. Today, Winston is one of the largest law firms in the United States through a series of mergers, office openings and lateral hires in the past two decades.

The firm serves the needs of enterprises of all types and sizes, in both the private and public sectors. The exceptional depth and geographic reach of its resources enable Winston to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue.

Winston understands that clients look for value beyond just legal experience. With this in mind, the firm works hard to understand the level of involvement its clients require of it. The firm’s lawyers take time to learn about clients’ organizations and their business objectives. Significant emphasis is placed on technology and teamwork in an effort to respond quickly and effectively to clients’ needs.

Winston remains committed to the traditions of client service, professional development and community involvement instilled by its leaders of the past, while embracing the innovations driving the legal profession in the 21st century.

Main areas of practice: The firm’s main areas of practice include: litigation, corporate and finance, mergers and acquisitions and securities, labor and employment, intellectual property, international arbitration, real estate, tax, energy, environmental, employee benefits and executive compensation, financial services, healthcare, maritime and admiralty, antitrust/competition, restructuring, sports, white-collar, securities litigation, private equity, appellate and critical motions, REITs, restructuring, E-discovery and trusts and estates.

  • Chairman
  • Thomas P Fitzgerald –
  • Co-Executive Chairmen
  • Dan K Webb –
  • Jeffrey Kessler –
  • Vice Chairman
  • Michael Elkin –
  • Other Offices
  • Brussels
  • Charlotte
  • Dallas
  • Dubai
  • Hong Kong
  • Houston
  • London
  • Los Angeles
  • Moscow
  • New York
  • Paris
  • San Francisco
  • Shanghai
  • Silicon Valley
  • Washington, DC
  • Number of Partners: 422
  • Number of Other Fee-Earners: 690
  • Other Staff: 800

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