PIB Law Expands to Midwest with Opening of Chicago Office

SOMERSET, N.J., July 16, 2014 – PIB Law continues its growth nationally and announced that it has expanded its presence to the Midwest.  On July 1st, the firm opened its doors at its new Chicago office located conveniently and centrally in the Loop, the business district of Chicago.

Robert J. Emanuel, formerly the head of Much Shelist's Consumer Financial Services Group, will be the Managing Partner of the office.  The office is located at 2 N. LaSalle Street in the heart of Chicago's financial and legal district.  The Firm also has offices in Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey.

"Our expansion of offices is a reflection of PIB successfully addressing clients' needs and demands and will be fundamental to PIB's continued growth and success," said firm co-founder and managing partner Jay Ibrahim.  "We feel that our reputation for adding value above and beyond traditional legal services will be a key advantage for us in the Chicago market, and will help us earn our place as one of the premier law firms in the region."  Mr. Emanuel agrees with Mr. Ibrahim adding why PIB is a good fit in Chicago, "In addition to its strength in the banking and financial services field, every attorney at PIB shares my personal dedication to client service.  The firm is home to a dynamic group of lawyers and we plan to rapidly expand the Chicago office with other seasoned attorneys who share our passion and dedication to the profession."

PIB Law represents a wide array of corporate clients, including Fortune 500 companies, national banks, retailers, reinsurers, insurers, mortgage lenders, and financial services companies.  Its practice areas include mortgage banking, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, securities litigation, employment litigation and counseling, reinsurance, insurance, regulatory consulting, regulatory enforcement, consumer finance, fair lending, and corporate transactional matters.

The firm has more than 35 attorneys, and was ranked by the New Jersey Law Journal among the top five large New Jersey law firms in terms of hiring in 2012 and 2013.  In March 2014, the firm was named one of the 2014 Best Places to Work by NJBIZ.


Practice Areas
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Reinsurance / Insurance
  • Repurchase Solutions / Mortgage Fraud
  • Consumer Finance
  • Fair Lending
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Matters
  • Regulatory & Supervisory Matters
  • General Counsel
  • Design Professionals
  • Intellectual Property