Baker & McKenzie

Baker & McKenzie LLP, 300 East Randolph Street
Suite 5000
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312 861 8000
Fax: 312 861 2899
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About the Firm

Since its inception more than half a century ago, Baker & McKenzie has developed into one of the biggest law firms in the United States. With humble beginnings in a small office in Chicago, today this firm has more than 60 offices in 42 countries around the world and houses more than 3,000 highly qualified lawyers.  Founded by Russell Baker and John McKenzie in 1949, Baker & McKenzie mission from the start has been to provide its clients with sound and expert legal services. This commitment to excellence and honesty has helped this firm prepare for future global challenges.
Baker & McKenzie believes that its strength is in its people and the relationships it develops with its clients. A shining example of this dedication is its relationship with Abbot Laboratories. One of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the world, Abbot Laboratories has been a client for more than 50 years. Baker & McKenzie specializes in a wide variety of legal services ranging from Banking and Finance to Information Technology and Communications. With a highly qualified legal team spread all over the globe, Baker & McKenzie prides itself in having intimate knowledge of local law, customs and culture.
Baker & McKenzie is one of the few law firms that believes in giving back to the community. Through its extensive pro bono projects, it has been actively involved in Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Collaborating with other law firms, it successfully helped protect Nepalese women from sex exploitation. It has also helped in advising the International Senior Lawyers Project on oil exploration and production in Sierra Leone to help get the local economy back on its feet. Baker & McKenzie corporate strategy has always been to invest in local communities all around the world and develop meaningful relationships that last a lifetime.

Firm Locations

Areas of Law

  • Affordable Housing
  • Appellate
  • Business Restructuring
  • Commercial and Asset Based Financing
  • Commercial Real Estate Lending
  • Corporate and Securities
  • E Discovery & Information Management
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental
  • Government Affairs
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor & Employment
  • Land Development
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Municipal Law and Land Use
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates

Office Location

Baker & McKenzie

Baker & McKenzie LLP, 300 East Randolph Street
Suite 5000
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