Formerly Sorling, Catron and Hardin
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PNC Bank Building, Suite 200, 1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, P.O. Box 5131
Mailing Address: PNC Bank Building, Suite 200, 1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, P.O. Box 5131, Springfield, Illinois, 62705
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Office Hours:Monday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
About this office:
The firm was founded by Carl A. Sorling in 1944. It is the largest private practice law firm in Springfield, Illinois. There are 22 active shareholders, 7 associates and 6 attorneys with an of counsel relationship.
The firm has a diversified general and specialty practice in Springfield and Illinois in general. The practice includes substantial work in the corporate, civil litigation, financial institution, insurance regulation and defense, utility, family law, employment, health care, construction, local, state and federal tax, estate planning, probate, environmental, municipal, public finance, real estate, legislative advocacy and administrative law areas. The firm represents a growing number of local private and public corporations, as well as professional trade associations. The firm also serves a diversified national clientele as regional or local counsel in commercial, regulatory and litigation matters.
The firm has developed a large governmental practice, and is active in all aspects of government relations, including trade association representation, vendor assistance, and all state regulatory matters. In addition, the firm represents clients with national and state-wide interests in both the legislative and executive branch processes.
The firm stresses development and retention of lawyers with individual skills designed to offer creative and cost efficient legal and business solutions for clients. The goal is always to bring a responsive and personal approach to the practice of law.
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Civil Practice; Administrative Law; Agricultural Law; State Government Law; Federal Appellate Practice; Banking Law; Finance; Bankruptcy; Business Law; Civil Rights Defense; Commercial Law; Communications Law; Construction Law; Contract Preparation; Litigation; Corporate Law; Education Law; Elder Law; Election Law; Employee Benefits; Energy Law; Public Utility Law; Environmental Law; Family Law; Illinois Governmental Advocacy; Representation; Health Law; Hospital Law; Insurance Regulation; Defense Litigation; Intellectual Property Rights; Labor And Employment; Employment Law; General State; Federal Litigation; News Media Representation; Mergers And Acquisitions; Municipal Bonds; Local Governmental Law; Natural Resources; Not For Profit Organizations; Personal Injury; Torts; Probate; Trusts And Estates; Trust Law; Professional Liability; Disciplinary Defense; Products Liability; Real Estate; Securities; Taxation; Telecommunications Law; Trade; Professional Association Representation; Transportation; Workers Compensation; Zoning Planning; Land Use.
Year Established: 1944
COUNSEL FOR: Ameren Services; Hulcher Emergency Services, Inc.; Bank of Springfield; J.P. Morgan Chase; Egizii Electric, Inc.; Springfield Electric Supply Company; Lincoln Land Development Company; Hilton Springfield; Federated Funeral Directors of America; Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois; Illinois Baptist State Association; The Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; Gas Utilities Alliance; Illinois Association of Realtors; Illinois Community College Board; Northern Illinois University; Illinois Development Finance Authority; General Assembly Retirement System; Judges Retirement System; State Employees' Retirement System of Illinois; City of Springfield; Village of Rochester; Freesen, Inc.; Memorial Health System; Memorial Medical Center; Decatur Memorial Hospital; Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network; Petco Petroleum; CIGNA; Aetna Life Insurance Company; Midwest Insurance Company; M. J. Kellner Company; Tom Lange Company; The Salvation Army; Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois, Inc.; Boys and Girls Club of Springfield; Springfield Service Corporation.