Foley & Lardner is getting some well deserved recognition for all of their work supporting Chicago's startup community. Foley not only provides support and helped to found Catapult Chicago, but they were also recently named legal sponsor for Tech Stars Chicago. Check out this article in Chicago Grid, where the relationship between Foley, TechStars and Catapult is profiled. Foley is becoming the "go-to" law firm for tech startups!
In the article, Esther Barron, director of the entrepreneurship law center at Northwestern University, and Troy Henikoff, TechStars Chicago managing director, talk about the mutually beneficial association between Foley & Lardner and the tech startups it supports. It's good business for the law firm to offer legal services to promising startups with scale potential and great for the startups to have "important legal counsel at a crucial time in company development" - it's a win-win for all involved.