Sonnenschein Shutters Charlotte Offiche
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

(The misspelling in the title is intentional — read it aloud.)

Partners at Chicago’s Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal voted today to shut the firm’s Charlotte, North Carolina office. The decision affects 11 lawyers and eight staff members.

Sonnenschein chair Elliott Portnoy cited “local marketplace realities, the declining demand for legal services in the Charlotte legal and financial markets, and the needs of our financial institution clients” for the decision.


Some lawyers will be offered the chance to relocate, while others will receive severance packages. The closure will take effect April 1st.

Sonnenschein opened its Charlotte office in April 2007 with three lateral partners from Kilpatrick Stockton; John “Jay” Suhr Jr., Jonathan Nugent and James Tucker. They were joined at the time by two counsel and 13 associates.

The firm has discussed relocation with the three partners; no decision has been made yet about their future at Sonnenschein.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP is an international law firm with 700 lawyers and other professionals in the United States and Europe. Founded in Chicago in 1906, it has 14 offices in the US and Europe.


Interesting Legal Sites You May Like




Search Now

Construction Attorney


Construction Attorney The candidate will be representing architects, contractors, and owners. Must ...

Apply Now

Senior Securities Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Senior Securities Litigation Associate Attorney The candidate must have 8 years of experience. Must...

Apply Now

Civil Litigation Attorney


Civil Litigation Attorney The candidate must have with 8+ years of experience ideally with some tr...

Apply Now


Litigation Paralegal

USA-CA-Santa Monica

Small Santa Monica litigation law office looking for a full time paralegal, with an emphasis on cons...

Apply now

Experienced Litigation Associate

USA-CA-La Mirada

Plaintiff’s Employment Firm looking for Associate Attorney who has between 2-5 years of civil ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-TX-Fort Worth

Associate litigation attorney sought by AV-rated downtown Fort Worth law firm. Candidates must have ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney


General Practice firm seeking an associate attorney with 2-5 years of experience. Applicant should h...

Apply now


To Top