About Freeborn & Peters LLP

Founded in 1983 with only six lawyers, Freeborn & Peters has grown to over 200 professionals. Serving a wide-range of industries from food to transportation law, the firm has represented clients such as famed sandwich shop Jimmy John's, CIVC--a seasoned private equity firm--and Canadian National Railway.

Located in Chicago and Springfield, Illinois, the firm has developed a strong reputation in the Midwest. Forty-four of the firm's attorneys were named in Illinois Super Lawyers or as Rising Stars in 2015.  

Freeborn & Peters LLP

311 South Wacker Drive
Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 360-6000
Fax: (312) 360-6520


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Co-Managing Partners: Michael Kelly & Michael Moynihan
  • Total No. Attorneys 2015: 140

  • Major Departments & Practices
    Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring
    Credit Unions
    Government and Regulatory Law
    Insurance and Reinsurance
    Private Equity and Venture Capital
    Real Estate

Major Office Locations

  • Chicago, IL (HQ)
  • Springfield, IL