Chapman and Cutler

111 West Monroe Street

Chicago, IL 60603-4080
Phone: 312.845.3000
Fax: 312.701.2361
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About the Firm

Established by the prominent attorney Theodore S. Chapman in 1913 and one year later joined by Henry Cutler, the law firm of Chapman and Cutler LLP is a well-established firm based in Chicago that concentrates solely on financial law. Extensive time and effort is spent on developing innovative and practical legal solutions for handling the evolving complex financial situations of the modern, globalized economy. The clients of the law firm of Chapman and Cutler LLP include financial market participants such as creditors and indenture trustees. While specializing in leverage leasing, pooled investment products, and asset securitizations, the law firm complements its finance focus by also providing legal services in corporate practice areas such as mergers, employee benefits, intellectual property, etc. A distinguishing feature of the firm is the amount of involvement by its partners; they provide each client’s case with a professional legal team but keep themselves involved in the case too and hence, provide it with their extensive legal knowledge and experience. Teamwork is a tradition at Chapman and Cutler LLP and all attorneys are skilled at working in cross-disciplinary teams to handle the wide-ranging corporate and financial problems of their clients.
Diversity has been embraced with open arms at the law firm of Chapman and Cutler LLP; the firm hires attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff not on the basis of their sexual orientation, race, and religion. It looks for creative, bright individuals belonging to different backgrounds who can infuse the firm with their own unique perspectives. Another salient feature of the firm is its commitment to pro bono work. Pro bono work is not only considered as a way of giving back to the community but also as a way to broaden the legal experience of the attorneys. The firm provides its legal expertise to non-profit organizations like Ladder-Up, Dreams for Kids, Chicago Community Loan Fund, and Global Alliance for Africa, to name a few.


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Areas of Law

  • Asset Securitization
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Workouts
  • Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Counseling
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Federal Government Finance
  • Governmental Relations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Companies
  • Lease Finance
  • Project Finance
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Sports Finance
  • Taxation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Utility Finance

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Can you give a brief overview about Chapman and Cutler LLP?

A:Chapman and Cutler LLP was established in 1913, it is one of the oldest law firms in the country and is one of the first firms to specialize in finance. The firm has grown into a multi service legal firm and has evolved with the modern economy. It has over a hundred employees and is dedicated to providing clients with high quality legal services. Attorneys at Chapman and Cutler LLP have been awarded on numerous occasions for their hard work and skillful approach towards law practice.

Q:Which kinds of claims and cases does Chapman Law Firm handle?

A:Chapman Law Firm provides services in many different business and financial law areas. It focuses on the following practice areas: asset securitization, banking, bankruptcy, corporate finance, commercial litigation, dispute resolution, corporate counseling, investment companies, environment, energy and resources, intellectual property, lease finance, project finance, public finance, sports finance, real estate law, government relations, federal government finance, taxation, trusts and estates, and utility finance.

Q:In which city is Cutler Law Firm situated in?

A:Cutler Law Firm has many branches spread across major cities in the U.S. Over the years the firm has expanded its team of attorneys and has strategically located itself in metropolitan areas to cater to the legal needs of businesses and individuals. Its branches are situated in the New York, NY; Salt Lake City, Utah, San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois; and in Washington DC. The firm provides legal services to prominent clients in these areas.

Office Location

Chapman and Cutler LLP

111 West Monroe Street

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