Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to announce Crain’s Chicago – a top source of news, analysis and information on business in metropolitan Chicago for decision-makers in the private and public sectors – has recognized partners Matthew A. Bills and Maile Hitomi Solís as 2023 Notable Litigators and Trial Attorneys. 

This recognition is well deserved and a testament to Matt and Maile’s leadership within the firm and the first class service they provide to our clients in Chicago and around the world. — Roger H. Stetson, BFKN's Co-Managing Partner

Matt is co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Group. He has significant, first-chair trial experience in a wide variety of business disputes. He represents clients in matters involving breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, non-competes, and post-closing disputes. Matt also is Chair of the firm’s Insurance Coverage Group and regularly handles high-stakes insurance coverage matters for policyholders.

Maile is co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Group and DEI Committee. Maile has over two decades of experience litigating and counseling clients in all manner of commercial litigation throughout the country, including in contract disputes, trademark, copyright infringement and biometric information privacy suits, consumer class actions and employment and customer discrimination litigation.  

To view the full Crain's Notable Litigators and Trial Attorney 2023 list, click here

Crain’s Notable Litigators and Trial Attorneys Methodology

The honorees did not pay to be included. Their profiles were drawn from the nomination materials. This list features only individuals for whom nominations were submitted and accepted after a review by the Crain's editorial team. To qualify for the list, nominees must be a partner based in the Chicago area, be a practicing litigator or trial attorney, have practiced in the profession for a minimum of 10 years, and have made a measurable and specific impact in cases handled, clients won and/or pro bono work.

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