Arent Fox and Schiff Hardin to Merger in 2022

Arent Fox and Schiff Hardin to Merger in 2022

Arent Fox LLP and Schiff Hardin LLP announced a formal agreement to merge, effective March 1, 2022. Operating under the name ArentFox Schiff, the new firm will be home to more than 600 lawyers and policy professionals and serve as a destination for an international roster of corporations, governments, private individuals, and trade associations. 

ArentFox Schiff will be based in seven US markets that include Washington, DC, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, and Ann Arbor and provide comprehensive, industry-focused transactional, regulatory, and litigation counseling. ArentFox Schiff will be led by Chair Anthony V. Lupo and Co-Firmwide Managing Partners Cristina A. Carvalho and Joseph J. Krasovec III.

ArentFox Schiff will be a leader in providing comprehensive legal counsel to the finance and corporate sectors, and remain a destination for clients in the real estate, environmental and agricultural, beverage and food, consumer products and product liability, health and life sciences, fashion and retail, and sports and entertainment industries.

Combined, the firm will offer significant breadth and depth of experience in practice areas that include Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring, Complex Litigation, Government Relations, Intellectual Property, International Trade & Investment, Private Clients, and general regulatory counseling.

Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. With more than 430 lawyers and professionals, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations.

Founded in 1866, Schiff Hardin is a general practice law firm representing clients across the United States and around the world.

Sonia Carcano

Author: Sonia Carcano