Arnstein & Lehr LLP.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

2 Star Rating     1 review 
Main Office:

120 South Rverside Place, Room 1200 | Chicago | IL | 60606

Phone: 312-876-7822 |

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Year of establishment 1893
Number of offices 13
Biggest office Chicago
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Arnstein & Lehr LLP. Reviews

- Reviewed on July 21, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Grow a thick skin and don't take things personally when things are said. If you want something be sure to make it known and don't expect things to just land in your lap. You have to give to get.

Pros: The work environment is a good one and the office staff really is attentive to your needs. You can get help from just about everyone when you need it. This is a good place to gain experience without working yourself into the ground.

Cons: The firm is slow on its promises and sometimes will make promises knowing that they will not follow through. There is a lack of communication on what is expected at times and that can cause tempers to flare. There have been a few times when the tension was so bad that you just want to leave.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Arnstein & Lehr LLP is one of the country’s oldest and most respected law firms. Since its founding in 1893, we have been serving clients – large and small – throughout the United States and in many foreign countries. Arnstein & Lehr today offers clients a sophisticated, full-service practice that addresses their diverse and complex needs with vision, expertise and a commitment to quality and service.

Practice Areas

Arnstein & Lehr LLP. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Broker Dealer And Derivatives
  • Commercial & Real Estate Finance Transactions
  • Condominium & Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Consumer Finance
  • Corporate Transactions & Counseling
  • Drug And Medical Device Liability
  • Eb 5
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning & Probate Administration
  • Food Beverage & Nutrition
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor & Employment
  • Land Use
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Municipal & Governmental
  • Not For Profit Organizations
  • Product Liability
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Land Use
  • Securities
  • Shareholders' Rights
  • Tax
  • Tax Controversies
  • White Collar Criminal

Hiring Criteria

Arnstein & Lehr LLP. follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.


Pro bono


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Arnstein & Lehr LLP. Awards and Recognitions

Arnstein & Lehr Attorneys John Gekas and Judith Grubner Receive Awards for Excellence in Pro Bono Service

Megan Hart Gohsman awarded CAI's rising star award

Louis A. Lehr, Jr. Receives Loyola Law School Medal of Excellence Award

Barry Katz Awarded Equestrian Connection Volunteer of the Year

Phillip Hudson announces news of HistoryMiami's $150,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant award

Robert E. McKenzie receives 2014 Excellence in Education Award

Chicago partner Colleen Chinlund moderates panel during First Chair Awards Conference & Gala


Arnstein & Lehr considers the promotion of diversity and inclusion in the workplace as one of its fundamental missions.

We strive to:

Create a sense of belonging for each team member in the firm;

Ensure that each member feels he or she is respected and valued;

Maintain a level of supportive energy and commitment so that everyone can do their best work;

Engender an environment free of workplace harassment or discrimination of any kind.

As a firm, we are committed to fostering a work location that gives every person the opportunity to contribute fully to the firm and its business goals, regardless of race, culture, ethnicity, gender, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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