The list includes “some of the top practitioners in town handling intellectual property, corporate restructuring and class-action defense cases,” according to Crain’s, which penned profiles about the attorneys in a special section.
In Charles’ profile, Crain’s notes that he led Banner Witcoff “through a significant period of growth and strategic planning involving diversity and rebranding initiatives” during his tenure as firm president. His two-year term ended in January 2018 and marked his second stint as firm president.
Crain’s profile on Binal highlights how he “helped lawyers of Asian descent advance their careers” as co-founder of the Indian-American Bar Association of Chicago and the North American South Asian Bar Association.” It also notes he “founded the Corporate IP Roundtable program to provide educational and networking opportunities for IP attorneys working as in-house counsel.”
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