With the new location in Chicago, LeClairRyan now has offices in 16 states and the District of Columbia and some 350 attorneys nationwide.
The new office will be led by partner Philip N Fluhr.
Mr Fluhr practices primarily in the areas of premises liability, products liability, commercial litigation, government investigations, and data privacy and security.
He most recently served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago.
The firm has offices in California, Connecticut,Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan,Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas,Virginia and Washington, DC.