Fast-Growing Croke Fairchild Bolsters Litigation, Lobbying Prowess in Expansion

Wednesday February 1, 2023

Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres LLC, the three-year-old firm founded by entrepreneurially minded Big Law alumni, has merged with Prendergast Layden, Ltd. and has co-located with its related lobbying and government affairs entity, Point of Difference Strategies.

Prendergast Layden is an established Chicago-based litigation boutique noted for its extensive trial experience and complex commercial litigation practice, including in the areas of life sciences, e-commerce, partnership and shareholder matters, and government procurement contract disputes. The merged firm comprises 84 lawyers and support staff, and will operate as Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres LLC.

“This combination enables us to more fully support our growing client base in managing risk, achieving positive results in litigation, and, ultimately, growing their businesses,” said partner Richard J. Prendergast.

You can read the full press release here.