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Introduction

Much Shelist is a full-service firm with offices in Chicago and Newport Beach, California. Founded in 1970 by lawyer-friends Morrie Much and Michael Shelist, the firm has grown to about 100 attorneys strong today. Don't let the firm's small size fool you—the stats show that the firm can churn through high-value business transactions at an impressive pace.

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Total No. Attorneys (2021)

50 - 100

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Top 150 Under 150

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No. of U.S. Offices

2


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No. of International Offices

0


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Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL


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Major Practice Areas

Business & Finance

About the Firm

Much Shelist is a full-service firm with offices in Chicago and Newport Beach, California. Founded in 1970 by lawyer-friends Morrie Much and Michael Shelist, the firm has grown to about 100 attorneys strong today.

For a smaller firm, Much Shelist sure boasts a resume that packs a punch. Among a few highlights: the firm’s private equity, venture capital, and M&A attorneys completed more than 60 transactions in a recent two-year period; the firm’s business and finance attorneys handled transactions worth more than $1 billion in recent span of 12 months; and the firm’s IP attorneys have more than 1,700 registered patents and 2,500 trademarks under their belts.

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