Founded in 1896, Cantwell & Cantwell has an over 100 year long and distinguished history of helping sophisticated entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and their professionals resolve virtually every kind of regulatory, compliance, licensing and litigation-related challenge. Drawing upon our expertise in securities and futures litigation, Cantwell & Cantwell practice areas include finance, taxation, real estate and business litigation, family law and much more. Our clients range from small business owners and investors to some of the largest brokerage houses in the world. Oftentimes, we represent other lawyers and judges.
Cantwell & Cantwell offers a rare combination of skills and experience that cannot be found at most law firms. Our attorneys are able to analyze and understand all areas of the law that may come into play in a financial investigation or a complex corporate defense matter.
Cantwell & Cantwell represents clients before local, state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and our lawyers practice before virtually every regulatory authority, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the National Futures Authority (NFA).
Our experience in securities litigation and arbitration includes defense and prosecution of consumer disputes involving claims of churning, unsuitable and unauthorized trading, broker-dealer raiding, employment cases involving wrongful termination and U-5 defamation, and litigation of contested non-solicitation agreements and covenants not to compete.
The attorneys at Cantwell & Cantwell offer a variety of backgrounds and skills that cannot be found within the narrow focus of specialized litigation departments contained within many of our larger competitors. Through the application of technology and proven established systems, our attorneys are able to analyze and understand the areas of the law that might impact a forensic accounting central to a successful financial investigation or a complex corporate defense matter. In this way, we deliver pragmatic, cost-effective solutions which enable our clients to achieve their objectives.
Cantwell & Cantwell has also distinguished itself in the area of family law, with a concentration in matters involving high-net-worth individuals and business valuation. The firm’s understanding of complex transactions arising in securities litigation matters enables its attorneys to quickly ascertain, assess and evaluate a party’s financial circumstances and dealings. With well over 75 years of combined experience in family law matters, Cantwell & Cantwell’s attorneys provide comprehensive and cost-effective legal representation of their clients in all aspects of family law, including but not limited to financial and custody issues.
With a “Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubble, Cantwell & Cantwell is well respected within its practice areas and other law firms, sometimes even our adversaries, refer clients to us.
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312) 372-3000 | FAX (312) 346-8300