With the addition of an office in Chicago, BakerHostetler has expanded its capabilities in such key legal areas as commercial litigation, healthcare and corporate work. Our Chicago-based attorneys handle a variety of complex legal matters for companies headquartered in—or with business interests in—this continually robust market.
Our Corporate team attorneys in Chicago serve as counsel to private equity and venture capital funds, large privately held businesses and small to medium-sized public companies. We regularly handle buyouts and recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions and investment and finance matters. We also manage a variety of corporate issues faced by emerging companies across a wide spectrum of industries.
The Chicago office Litigation team represents the interests of public and private companies in such industries as banking, construction, technology, software, entertainment, real estate, consumer products, printing and manufacturing.
As part of their client representation, our Chicago attorneys regularly interface with local elected officials and governing bodies, as well as with the executive, legal and judicial branches of Illinois state government—providing direct insight into the political and economic issues inherent to the city, the state and the region.
Our Chicago office regularly represents clients in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, physician groups and ancillary service providers, as well as those who have business arrangements with healthcare providers. Recent matters in the healthcare area include general compliance, structuring of joint venture relationships among providers and physicians, and various regulatory matters including those resulting from recent changes in healthcare law. With our clients facing the largest healthcare reform since Medicare, the Chicago office continues to expand its capabilities in the healthcare arena as we counsel and support the business initiatives of our clients on both a regional and national level.