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Barnes & Thornburg LLP

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About Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Barnes & Thornburg is a long-standing legal firm that has grown from its roots in Indiana to become a national presence. Established in 1982 with the merger of two well-established law firms, Barnes, Hickam, Pantzer & Boyd in Indianapolis and Thornburg, McGill, Deahl, Harman, Carey & Murray in South Bend, Barnes & Thornburg has become one of the largest law firms in the Midwest. With eighteen offices located across the United States in California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Texas and Washington, D.C., Barnes & Thornburg has become one of the 100 largest firms in the U.S. Our vast legal expertise covers the spectrum of practice areas needed to meet the challenges of today's global marketplace. The firm's commitment to our clients is driven by the values that have guided us for nearly a century. At Barnes & Thornburg we strive to deliver value beyond the expected, to be efficient and cost-effective, and to promote diversity and recruit top talent. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service and delivering the "uncommon value" that our clients need and deserve.

Office Description:

Attorneys in the Indianapolis office, the firm's largest, are the trusted advisers for individuals, entrepreneurs, civic organizations, Fortune 500 companies and major multinational corporations. They practice in 50 legal areas focused on corporate, employment, environmental, finance, government services, intellectual property, labor, litigation and real estate law. The office is welcoming and values innovative problem-solving for client issues, focused on putting efficient attorney teams in place to accomplish client goals. We think of ourselves as not just lawyers, but business advisers who bring new ideas to the table. Barnes & Thornburg attorneys are deeply involved in the Central Indiana communities in which we live and work. The Indianapolis office has been recognized as the No. 1 large company to work for in Indiana in the Indianapolis Star/WorkplaceDynamics Top Workplaces employee survey. That dedication to excellence has translated into the type of successful client service one should expect from a successful, full-service law firm.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 23

Total Attorneys: 723

Total Office Wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
Ann Arbor, MI 2
Atlanta, GA 44
Boston, MA 12
Chicago, IL 127
Columbus, OH 50
Dallas, TX 30
Philadelphia, PA 3
Elkhart, IN 3
Fort Wayne, IN 18
Grand Rapids, MI 27
Indianapolis, IN 206
Los Angeles, CA 58
Minneapolis, MN 27
Morristown, NJ 3
Nashville, TN 10
New York City, NY 27
Raleigh, NC 6
Salt Lake City, UT 3
San Diego, CA 56
South Bend, IN 32
Southfield, MI 1
Washington, DC 42
Wilmington, DE 18

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 19
Corporate 116
Energy and Oil & Gas 5
Environmental and Land Use 20
ERISA/Executive Compensation 5
Finance - Banking 8
General Practice 2
Government 32
Government and Government Relations 8
Health Care 19
Insurance Coverage 10
IP 143
Labor & Employment 56
Litigation 247
Real Estate 36
Tax 7
Transportation 2
Trusts and Estates 12

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