11 lateral hires will join the firm to strengthen its US tech, IP, projects and employment law offering

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced it will open its twelfth US office – its fifty-third worldwide – in Chicago. 

The firm will be the first major law firm to base itself in Chicago's Fulton Market District, with a “modern and progressive workspace with a focus on collaboration and innovation”.

The new office will open with an 11-lawyer team focused on technology transactions, intellectual property, projects and employment law.

Partners will include Andrew Cripe, Daniel Farris, Sameer Ghaznavi, Christopher Hines and Joe McClendon. The five partners will be joined by senior counsel Mary Kathryn Curry, senior associate Francesca Cardillo, associates Erica Cook, Alex Katsuli...

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