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Matthew V. Topic of Loevy & Loevy. Matthew V. Topic of Loevy & Loevy. (Courtesy photo)

When Matthew Topic first left Kirkland & Ellis to launch his open-records practice at the Chicago plaintiffs boutique Loevy & Loevy in March 2014, it was just him and a single paralegal working part-time on three Illinois Freedom of Information Act cases.

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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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