The head of the Illinois Republican Party, Patrick Brady, has joined Barnes & Thornburg as a partner and will be part of the white collar defense group. Brady has been the chair of the Illinois GOP since August. He was a regional coordinator and a member of the national finance committee for John McCain in 2008.
With nearly 540 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from its offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington DC.