Julie is a dedicated resource for summer associates and associates who want to sharpen their legal writing skills. She works one-on-one with lawyers and teaches workshops that address common writing challenges. In Chambers Associate, our associates called Julie "an invaluable asset to the firm."
Women in Law Empowerment Forum awarded Schiff Hardin its 2015 Gold Standard in Recognition of Integration of Women in the Firm for the 3rd straight year. Schiff Hardin was one of only eight firms in the nation to earn a perfect score.
Have the chance to try different practice areas before choosing the one that's right for you. Be involved in high-stakes work that tests your creativity. And learn in a spirited and respectful environment.
In a precedent-setting case, partner Paula Ketcham and associate Shawna Boothe persuaded an Illinois appellate court that college students who report sexual assaults to campus security cannot then be sued for defamation. Illinois is now only the second state in the nation to recognize an absolute privilege for these reports.
For the 5th straight year, Working Mother recognized Schiff Hardin as a law firm that is leading the way in attracting, retaining, and promoting women lawyers.
Twenty-five attorneys and seven practice areas receive leading rankings for 2016
BTI Power Ranking (2016)
Schiff Hardin ranked #4 for Associate/Partner Relations, #7 for Firm Culture, and #8 for Transparency.
Schiff Hardin’s Peter J. Kiernan guided Ripple through New York’s application process, nabbing the state’s first license issued for a financial institution use case.
Associate Mir Ali took a unique path on his way to practicing at Schiff Hardin, first serving in the U.S. Army Special Forces and founding a nonprofit to connect returning veterans with their communities.