Jonathan C. Bunge and Daniel R. Lombard, both formerly of Kirkland & Ellis, have joined Quinn Emanuel’s Chicago office as partners. Mr. Bunge, who became Managing Partner of the office, has tried over 40 jury and bench trials and many domestic and international arbitrations. He has also argued over 20 cases before federal and state appellate courts. He litigates complex business disputes, including class actions, securities, product liability, white collar, and appellate litigation. He also frequently defends clients in government investigations and regulatory matters. Mr. Bunge clerked for Justice Byron White of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge James Buckley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Following his clerkship, he joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago where he was eventually appointed Deputy Chief of the General Crimes Division. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has received numerous commendations, including the Department of Justice’s Director’s Award for superior performance. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, both with honors.
Mr. Lombard specializes in complex commercial litigation. He has a wide range of experience in a variety of litigation matters ranging from billion-dollar contract disputes to nationwide class action defense. Clients he has represented in the recent past include IBM, McDonald’s, Boeing, Motorola, and Navistar. Mr. Lombard received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, summa cum laude, where he was an editor of the school’s Law Review. He received his B.S./B.A., magna cum laude, from Boston University.