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Barnes & Thornburg launched new offices in Columbus, Ohio, and three other U.S. cities in 2009, as the economy was in the throes of the recession. (Photo: Shutterstock) Barnes & Thornburg launched new offices in Columbus, Ohio, and three other U.S. cities in 2009, as the economy was in the throes of the recession. Photo: Shutterstock

Barnes & Thornburg was looking to scale up from a superregional law firm to a national one at the same time the global economy began to crash.

As the the legal industry reeled from the Great Recession, the Indianapolis-based law firm in 2009 launched new offices in Atlanta; Columbus, Ohio; Minneapolis; and Wilmington, Delaware. Although each office has grown at different rates—some slowly—the firm is celebrating their collective success and the 10th anniversary of their openings.

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David Thomas

I'm a reporter covering the business of law, with an emphasis on national and global law firms for The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications.

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