One North Wacker Drive
Suite 2905
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 312.759.1920
Fax: 312.759.1939

The Chicago office is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan in the heart of The Loop and minutes from Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile. The practice covers a variety of areas that reflect the industry mix and business compliance, protection and growth focus of companies in this dynamic market, including litigation and enforcement, environmental, intellectual property, life sciences, privacy and consumer financial services.

Troutman Sanders lawyers have litigated not only in state and federal courts throughout Illinois, but have appeared regularly in courts throughout the United States in a variety of complex civil matters. The office has a particular focus on consumer finance, class action, unfair competition, false advertising, intellectual property, privacy, insurance coverage and other complex litigation.

The environmental practice provides counsel to companies on issues related to complex areas such as air, water, waste permitting and enforcement, environmental remediation of land contamination, RCRA, and CERCLA issues. In addition, firm lawyers advise companies on environmental issues in renewable energy projects and transactional matters, including protected species issues and wetlands concerns. The practice has represented clients in numerous federal and state court proceedings and administrative tribunals.

Chicago office lawyers have broad experience in the life sciences industry. Firm lawyers have advised clients on products, including food, drugs, medical devices, biologics, cosmetics, and tobacco, regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other federal and state agencies. Chicago office lawyers advise life sciences clients on government regulatory issues, as well as intellectual property protection and prosecution.

The Chicago office intellectual property lawyers have expertise in patent prosecution and litigation. They have written and prosecuted patent applications for clients in the software, automotive, electronics, medical device, home automation, photographic equipment, material science, and industrial controls industries. The practice also has experience with trademark, copyright and patent litigation, as well as post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent Office.


Office Contact

William N. Withrow Jr.
Managing Partner - Chicago Office
Executive Committee Member

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