Vedder Price..

Vedder Price..

5 Star Rating     2 reviews 
Main Office:

222 North LaSalle Street | Chicago | IL | 60601

Phone: 312-609-7500 | Fax: 312-609-5005

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Year of establishment 1952 Number of partners 161
Number of offices 7 Partner to associate ratio 1.20
Biggest office Chicago Percentage of women attorneys 29.80
Number of attorneys 292 Percentage of minority attorneys 14.00
Number of associates 131 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 1.70
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Vedder Price.. Reviews

- Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Don't feel overwhelmed at first, because it's a pretty chill environment once you get used to the intense workflow.

Pros: I started at Vedder Price, P.C. 4 years ago and I'm sure I made the right choice. Management is very understanding and will do whatever they can to help you succeed.

Cons: There is a huge workload and sometimes it seems like it will never end. But they understand that there are only so many hours in the day.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on July 21, 2017

Advice to law firm management: It's a great place to work and you can learn lots of new things. I haven't experienced any real difficulties or challenges in my career at Vedder Price, P.C.

Pros: I had a challenging position at Vedder Price, P.C. with great responsibilities. I enjoyed the daily challenges and the people I worked with. The Purpose and Vision are much focused and gives a clear picture of where the organization is heading for the future.

Cons: Biggest challenge is meeting deadlines as there is not enough time during the day. Outdated software applications and systems. Pay is slightly lower than average industry pay.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Vedder Price is a thriving general-practice law firm with a proud tradition of maintaining long-term relationships with our clients, many of whom have been with us since our founding in 1952. With approximately 300 attorneys and growing, we serve clients of all sizes and in virtually all industries from our offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles. You can expect practical, responsive, results-oriented, cost-effective service, delivered by a firm with a world-class reputation in key practice areas. Personalized service. We treat every client and every matter with uncompromising dedication and personal attention. When you work with Vedder Price, you get the resources and diverse experience of a large firm coupled with the loyalty, commitment and personal attention of a trusted friend and partner. Distinctive credentials, enduring relationships. We measure our success by the success of our clients, which comprise a “who’s who” of world-class organizations. We are selective in the clients we represent and the matters we undertake. Many of our clients have been our clients for decades—not only because they receive high-quality and devoted service, but because they trust us with their most important legal matters. Competitive rates, with a particular focus on efficiency. We offer competitive rates for superior legal work, deep experience, and personalized client service and attention. We believe the key variables in the billing calculus are results and efficiency. We work with our clients on market fee structures that provide a “win-win” in terms of value and effectiveness. Strong professional relations. We believe that establishing cordial and professional relations with opposing counsel is not only a professional requirement but also a strategic advantage. They know we are formidable opponents who zealously and effectively represent our clients without engaging in expensive and acrimonious tactics. Time and time again we have seen our relationships with opposing counsel translate into benefits for our clients. Sound leadership and long-term stability. We maintain a transparent, democratic leadership and governance structure that supports our focus on delivering responsive, results-oriented and cost-effective client services. Our open approach to management and compensation, combined with prudent financial management, has produced long-term stability. Many of our shareholders have spent their entire careers at the firm.

Practice Areas

Vedder Price.. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Accounting
  • Affirmative Action & Ofccp Compliance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Asset Securitization
  • Bank & Lender Liability
  • Bank & Thrift Regulation & Enforcement
  • Bank Mergers & Acquisition Strategy
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Broker
  • Dealer
  • Business Immigration
  • Class Action Defense
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate & Corporate Governance Services
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • Directors & Officers
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans
  • Employment
  • Employment Class Action Defense
  • Employment Law Training
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning
  • Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits
  • Finance & Secured Lending
  • Finance & Transactions
  • Franchise & Dealer Liability
  • Gaming
  • General Equipment Leasing & Finance
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Enforcement & Special Investigations
  • Health Care & Health Care Finance
  • Higher Education
  • Information Management & Ediscovery
  • Information Technology & Licensing
  • Infrastructure Development & Finance
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Investment Services
  • Labor Relations
  • Media & Entertainment Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Product Liability & Mass Tort
  • Real Estate
  • Restrictive Covenants & Trade Secrets
  • Securities & Capital Markets
  • Securities Litigation
  • Tax
  • Trade & Professional Associations
  • Transportation
  • Wage & Hour Compliance

Pro bono

We encourage associates to fulfill their professional obligation to provide legal services to the community by performing pro bono work. Our Pro Bono Committee monitors these excellent learning experiences, often pairing newer associates with more senior and experienced associates or shareholders. Associates may receive up to 30 hours of chargeable credit for performing pro bono work.

Vedder Price.. Awards and Recognitions

Vedder Price Attorneys Join Chicago Innovation Award Winners to Close NASDAQ

Cathy O'Kelly, Maureen Miller Nominated for Mutual Fund Industry Awards

Venu Talanki Receives 40 Under 40 Award from M&A Advisor

Global Transportation Finance Group Awarded Multiple "Deals of the Year" by Airfinance Journal

Vedder Price Honored at the 7th Annual M&A Advisor "Turnaround Awards"

Vedder Price and the Chicago Innovation Awards Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell

Vedder Price Presented with Two 2014 Intellectual Property Awards

Vedder Price Professionals Contribute to Award-Winning PLI Series


Vedder Price recognizes that the strength of its commitment to diversity and inclusion is a vital component to a better work environment and the strength of our firm. Diversity is one of our core values and is integral to the way we run our firm. We promote and support diversity within our firm by recruiting, hiring, retaining, training, developing and advancing a diverse group of attorneys and other employees on the basis of demonstrated merit and performance. Our commitment manifests itself in the development of policies and best practices to promote diversity and engage everyone in that endeavor.

Summer associate program

Our Summer Associate Program is our most valuable source of new associates, and we work hard to help make it an experience that translates into your future success as an associate here.

As a summer associate, you can expect to be integrated quickly into our operations-through substantive work assignments, observation opportunities and training sessions tailored to our practice areas.

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