Indianapolis-based Barnes & Thornburg has opened its eighth office, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Stuart C. Johnson and Jason A. Bernstein, previously partners in the Atlanta office of Bryan Cave, will join the firm to open the Atlanta office.
The firm will recruit lateral attorneys in all practice areas, with the intention of building a full-service office in Atlanta.
The new office will focus on health care, life sciences and software industries.
Barnes & Thornburg has offices in Elkhart, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Chicago, Grand Rapids, and Washington, DC. It employs 500 attorneys and staff.