Vedder Price is a thriving, full-service law firm that has a proud tradition of maintaining long-term relationships with our clients, many of whom have been with us since we were founded in 1952. We are an active, growing firm with offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore, with approximately 300 attorneys who practice in three general areas: corporate law, labor and employment law, and general litigation.
Commitment to Diversity - The promotion of diversity is a high priority at Vedder Price. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce and promoting the likelihood of success for all people at Vedder Price to the best of our ability. We will dedicate time, energy and financial resources to achieve our goal. Our focus will include the recruitment, hiring, retention, training, professional development and advancement of a diverse group of attorneys and other employees on the basis of demonstrated merit and performance. We also will maintain and enhance an inclusive culture at Vedder Price in which individual differences are respected, appreciated, recognized as a source of strength for the firm and valued as qualities that enrich our working environment and our ability to serve our clients.
Tradition of Public Service - In addition to serving our clients, many of our attorneys participate in or otherwise support indigent legal assistance and other forms of community service. Vedder Price has a long history of support for pro bono services. One of the firm's founders helped establish the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, and his commitment to pro bono activities was instilled in the firm and continues to this day. Additionally, the firm strongly endorses bar association and other professional activities. A number of our attorneys have served on and chaired committees of the American, Illinois and Chicago Bar Associations. A Litigation Shareholder served as President of the Chicago Inn of Court. Other attorneys have authored treatises or undertaken various teaching, writing and speaking responsibilities and continue to do so. The firm encourages and supports the public-service activities of its attorneys.