July 20, 2020 | by Wong Fleming
Wong Fleming is proud to announce the opening of its new office in Chicago, Illinois. Positioned downtown within the West Loop submarket, this new space will allow Wong Fleming to further assist the needs of local clients in Chicago’s professional business district and the surrounding area.
Partner James K. Haney will lead the opening of the new office located at 125 South Wacker Drive, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60606. Joining him will be James A. Kaplan and Jay K. Levy who are both of counsel to the firm. The office sits just a short walk from the beautiful Chicago River and its expansive Riverwalk and 3 minutes from the Everett M. Dirksen U.S. Courthouse. Originally constructed as a headquarters facility for Northern Trust, the property benefits from above-standard construction quality.
“Providing a convenient location in Chicago became necessary due to the growing demands of our clients here. We are thrilled to continue our growth in delivering exceptional advocacy and meaningful solutions to clients throughout Chicago and the Midwest with our high level of market expertise,” said James Haney, Partner-In-Charge in Chicago. “I know the firm will exceed expectations in serving the business needs of this city.”
Licensed in Illinois as well as each federal district court, Partner James K. Haney is experienced in representing clients throughout the area and focuses his practice in commercial litigation, commercial transactions, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, business litigation, and employment in state and federal court. Mr. Haney has tried and argued matters in various state courts at the trial and appellate level. He has also practiced at both the trial and appellate levels in the federal court system. His litigation practice is national in scope, and he serves as National Coordinating Counsel for a number of corporate clients. Mr. Haney has represented Fortune 100 companies in all aspects of their commercial disputes, counseled middle market and large companies on employment practices, defended and prosecuted adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court, and has achieved numerous successful defense verdicts in significant premises liability cases and professional malpractice matters.
About Wong Fleming
Wong Fleming is a full-service law firm, headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. The firm’s branch offices are located throughout the United States, including Illinois, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Washington. The firm is certified as a minority- and women-owned business by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (“NMSDC”), the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (“WBENC”), the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the City of Philadelphia, the State of New Jersey, the State of New York, New York City and numerous other public entities. Wong Fleming is also member of National Association of Minority & Women Owned Firms (“NAMWOLF”).
James K. Haney, Partner-In-Charge
125 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606