Nicholas Kurtz to lead new location as firm’s newest Partner

Chicago, IL (September 11, 2018) – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, a leading corporate and intellectual property law firm with law offices across the U.S., Puerto Rico, London and Toronto, will add another location to their practice with the opening of their new Chicago office on September 4, 2018. This latest addition, currently located at 140 S. Dearborn St., brings the total number of DBL locations to 16. 

Intellectual property attorney Nicholas Kurtz rejoins the firm as its newest Partner and will serve new and existing clients in the Chicago area. Kurtz previously served as an Associate in DBL’s Virginia office. He earned his J.D. from Loyola University where he acted as Chief Research Editor on the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. Kurtz is licensed to practice law in the states of California, the District of Columbia, Virginia and Illinois.

DBL Founding Partner Thomas Dunlap welcomed Kurtz to the firm, stating, “Nick worked on some of the toughest IP cases in the history of our firm, including the Hurt Locker case, and obtained fantastic outcomes.  We are glad he has come back to the firm.  We could not ask for a smarter or more reliably excellent litigator.”

Kurtz brings extensive experience in intellectual property, brand and reputation protection, entertainment and complex business litigation to DBL. He has earned recognition as a Rising Star in Southern California Super Lawyers (2009 and 2015 editions) in addition to being selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer in 2012.

Upon rejoining Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig, Kurtz said: “I am truly excited to be joining DBL and working again with Thomas Dunlap, Ellis Bennett and David Ludwig. I look forward to continuing the growth of DBL and am confident that the Chicago office will become a valuable resource for DBL and its clients. Chicago is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications and transportation, and I know DBL will succeed in serving the fine people and businesses of this great city.”

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