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LeClairRyan Opens Chicago Office


To further support its client-driven business strategy, the law firm of LeClairRyan has expanded into Illinois, opening an office in Chicago under the leadership of partner Philip N. Fluhr. With the new location in Chicago, LeClairRyan now has offices in 16 states and the District of Columbia. The firm has approximately 350 attorneys nationwide.

“The opening of our Chicago office highlights LeClairRyan’s continued strategic focus on assisting our clients with their legal needs by attracting excellent legal talent to our energized internal network across our firm’s growing geographic reach,” said Chief Executive Officer C. Erik Gustafson. “Phil’s combination of legal and leadership experience makes him the ideal partner to help us further develop our client relationships and team in Chicago.”

Fluhr practices primarily in the areas of premises liability, products liability, commercial litigation, government investigations, and data privacy and security. Fluhr most recently served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago. Earlier in his career, Fluhr was an associate at Roseland, N.J.-based Connell Foley, where he was heavily involved with the litigation and trial of catastrophic injury claims with a nationwide platform.

“I am looking forward to working with the firm’s leadership to grow and develop the Chicago office,” Fluhr said. “I also welcome the opportunity to provide legal counsel to new and current clients in Illinois.”

LeClairRyan’s Chicago office is located at 111 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1700.