Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 7800
Chicago, IL 60606-6404
Phone: 312 876 8000
Fax: 312 876 7934
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About the Firm

Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal is an eminent law firm that offers quality legal service across the globe. The firm is known for its customer oriented approach that helps it achieve the objectives of people who reach out to it in an effective manner. It serves clients in key business and financial centers from over 60 locations around the planet. It has offices as well as associate firms and special alliances in different parts of the United States, UK, Middle East as well as Europe. The firm also has coverage in Russia and the CIS, Asia Pacific in addition to Africa.
Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal LLP has the honor of being among the top 25 legal services provider by lawyers and professionals. Business, government as well as institutional clients reach out to this office to avail premium service to achieve their objectives in the best possible manner. Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal addresses the ever evolving needs of its clients with its extensive experience and deep knowledge of all industries and sectors. This is why it is ranked by Law360 in as many as 17 practice areas such as Energy, Insurance, International Trade, Privacy & Consumer Protection and Real Estate. Its other accolades include Full Service Firm of the Year award by DealMakers Country Awards 2012 and Trade Finance Law Firm of the Year by ACQ Global Awards.
Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal LLP is also recognized for its pro bono efforts and has received "40 at 50 Judicial Pro Bono Recognition" award. The firm represents clients free of cost and is active in a wide array of pro bono activities such as representing death-row inmates in challenging their convictions other than serving legal clinics in inner cities and litigating for the disabled. Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal also helps community organizations and educational initiatives and helps them avail best possible legal services.

Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal is now called SNR Denton. With offices all over, it is one of the biggest international law firms in the world. The firm provides professional legal services to its clients based on value and quality. It has over the years come to represent institutions, governments and businesses. SNR Denton specializes in technology, media and telecommunications, real estate, retail and hotels, manufacturing, insurance, health and life sciences, government, financial institutions and funds, and energy, transport and infrastructure. Chambers USA in its June 2012 edition listed the firm amongst its various rankings, making the firm one of the most prestigious law firms in the country as well as abroad.
Michael D. Rosenthal is one of the partners with SNR Denton. A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, he specializes in venture technology, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, health care, and corporate and business transactions. He is permitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third District, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh District and the Illinois state bar. He has been recognized as one of the leading venture capital lawyers in the United States by Chambers USA. Matthew Adams is also a partner with SNR Denton. He obtained his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and is admitted to practice before the bar of the state of California. Adams specializes in real estate development, planning and zoning, Native American law and policy, environmental and natural resources, and climate change. He is also a noted writer, who has written and published several scholarly articles in various prestigious publications. Michelle Stark Kaufman is another partner with the firm. She obtained her J.D. from the University of Missouri and practices before the bars of the states of Missouri and Kansas. An award winning attorney, she specializes in health care, corporate law and business advisory.
The firm has also been an award winning firm for its exceptional Pro Bono work and community service. It believes in giving back to the community in the form of challenging convictions of death-row inmates, and working for veterans and the disabled, amongst other causes.


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Areas of Law

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Business Transactions
  • Employment, Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Public Policy & Regulation
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Venture Technology
  • Special Situation Teams

Office Location

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 7800
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