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Much Ranked Among Top Law Firms in Illinois in 2021 Chambers USA Guide


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Much Ranked Among Top Law Firms in Illinois in 2021 Chambers USA Guide

Much is pleased to announce that three practice groups and four attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA. Our firm was ranked in the Illinois Construction, Corporate/M&A: Private Equity, and Litigation: General Commercial categories.

Below are our practice rankings, along with client commentary from the research process:

  • Construction – Band 2
    "Their level of knowledge and intellectual capacity to analyze and understand complex technical issues is impressive."
  • Corporate/M&A: Private Equity – Band 5
    "The team as a whole is entrepreneurial with a strength on knowledge and experience."
  • Litigation: General Commercial – Band 5
    "The lawyers work well together as a team to provide a seamless defense."

In addition to our practice group rankings, four attorneys were recognized as leaders in their fields in Illinois. Below are their rankings and accompanying client commentary:

  • Steve Blonder – Band 3, Litigation: General Commercial
    "With Steve on the case, one never has to worry about the representation or result — he will put his client first and get the best result possible."
  • Scott Fradin – Band 2, Construction
    "Scott is simply a superb construction litigator. He has encyclopedic knowledge of construction law, he's extremely pragmatic in litigation and he's results-driven."
  • Josh Leavitt – Band 1, Construction
    "Josh is brilliant; he's practical, detail-oriented, and knows what he's doing" and "maintains a calm, confident and professional demeanor at all times."
  • Mitchell Roth – Band 4, Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
    "Mitchell has the perfect balance of advocating for the client on the important deal points while maintaining a perspective on the big picture. He knows how to get a deal done and over the finish line."

Established in 1990, Chambers & Partners, the publisher of Chambers USA, ranks the best lawyers and law firms in more than 200 jurisdictions worldwide based on in-depth, objective research conducted by a team of hundreds of researchers. Companies and organizations rely on Chambers guides as a valuable resource for evaluating and selecting legal counsel.