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From the battlefield to Michigan Law to Schiff Hardin

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. MORE

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Sperling represents sports legends

As detailed by Bloomberg BNA, partner Fred Sperling represented Michael Jordan in his successful $8.9M jury verdict in August 2015 and is representing Pelé IP Ownership regarding the unauthorized use of the Brazilian soccer legend’s identity. MORE

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Young lawyers, big results

Eddie Bolden spent 22 years in jail for a murder he did not commit. Associates Kristen Viglione and Kevin Whelan worked with pro bono counsel to obtain his release and change his life forever. MORE

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Agility and expertise in a changing environment

The environmental challenges facing businesses are growing. Businesses must navigate both the shifting sands of environmental rules and the relentless onslaught of toxic-tort and enforcement suits. We have experience in all of these areas. From negotiating with EPA and dozens of responsible parties at the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn to defending a San Francisco utility against a challenge involving its utility poles, we work closely with clients, regulators, scientists, and engineers to find creative solutions to the increasingly complex challenges facing businesses today. MORE