Schiff Hardin LLP as of June 2012 has opened a new office in Charlotte. The office will serve as the new headquarters for Schiff Hardin Strategic Advisers, LLC, a non-legal business advisory affiliate to the firm.

3According to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development: “Strategic Advisers is led by Robert D. Piontek, chief executive officer and vice chairman of the company. Piontek is a 32-year Charlotte resident who served in executive finance, leadership and strategic roles with Bank of America (formerly NCNB), Wachovia Corporation (formerly First Union Corporation) and KPMG Capital Markets and Investment Banking Consulting. Stephen J. Antal, another long-time Charlotte area resident with prior service in a number of executive legal and leadership positions in the financial services industry in Chicago, New Jersey and Charlotte, is president of Schiff Hardin Strategic Advisers, LLC. Antal also leads Schiff Hardin LLP’s new Charlotte law office.”

Schiff Hardin’s offices will be located in the Carillion Building at 227 W. Trade Street, Suite 1910. Schiff Hardin is a national law firm with 310 lawyers and 9 offices, headquartered in Chicago. According to the American Lawyer, the firm boasts $227 million in gross revenues, $870,000 profits per partner, and $730,000 revenue per lawyer. They are currently ranked 127th in the Am Law 200 and 138th in the NLJ 250.