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Banner Witcoff

71 South Wacker Drive
Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 463-5000

Firm Stats

President: Binal Patel
Recruiting Chairs: Brian Emfinger, Elizabeth Almeter
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
100 - 150
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Billable-Hour Requirement:

Base Salary

1st year: $190,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week Effective January 2022:
1st year: $205,000.

Employment Contact

Brian Emfinger
Senior Shareholder Attorney, Recruiting Co-Chair
(312) 463-5000
Boston; Portland; Washington, DC:
Elizabeth Almeter
Senior Shareholder Attorney, Recruiting Co-Chair
(202) 824-3000

No. of U.S. Offices: 4

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
Chicago, IL (HQ)
Portland, OR
Washington, DC

Major Departments

Appellate Litigation
Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Counseling, Opinions & Licensing
Counterfeit Goods
Design Patents
Domain Disputes
Electrical & Computer Technologies
Internet, E-Commerce & Business Methods
Jury Trials
Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
Medical Devices
Patent Interferences
Patent Post-Issuance Proceedings
Patent Prosecution
Takedown Requests
Trade Dress
Trade Secrets
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.