Media Coverage: Hinshaw Names Peter Sullivan as Firm Chairman

March 11, 2019

Hinshaw recently announced the appointment of Chicago partner Peter Sullivan as the firm's new Chairman. Sullivan spoke to a series of national media outlets about his appointment and also discussed his goals in the months and years ahead.

A summary of the media coverage follows below.

American Lawyer: Hinshaw's New Chairman Seeks to Reverse Head Count, Revenue Declines

In a story by reporter Roy Strom, Sullivan said growth will be a key focus under his administration. "We think Hinshaw is a great firm with a great reputation, great practice areas and great clients."

Read the full story on the American Lawyer website (subscription may be required)

Bloomberg: Hinshaw & Culbertson Elects Longtime Litigator as New Chairman

In a story by Stephanie Russell-Kraft, Sullivan elaborated on his goals for growth. "We want to focus on recruiting lawyers and groups of lawyers that are a good fit for Hinshaw, that fit with our culture and that fit with our key office locations and key practice areas."

Read the full story on the Bloomberg website (subscription may be required)

Crain's Chicago Business: Hinshaw & Culbertson names new chairman

In a story by Claire Bushey, Crain's Chicago reported on Sullivan's appointment, along with the new strategic role of former chairman Kevin Burke.

Read the full story on the Crain's Chicago Business website (subscription may be required)

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: Hinshaw names Peter Sullivan as chairman

Sarah Mansur of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin also profiled Sullivan and his appointment. Sullivan, said he was "pretty excited" to step up and take the position as firm chairman. He emphasized knowledge management initiatives currently underway at the firm, along with client-focused efficiency initiatives.

Read the full story on the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin website (subscription may be required)

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