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ArentFox Schiff LLP
Arent Fox
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
No. of offices8[1]
No. of attorneysapproximately 680[2]
No. of employeesapproximately 300 support staff
Major practice areas
Key peopleAnthony V. Lupo
Date founded1866; 158 years ago (1866)
FounderAlbert E. Arent
Henry J. Fox
Company typeLimited liability partnership

ArentFox Schiff LLP is a white shoe law firm and lobbying firm based in Washington, D.C., with offices in New York City, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Ann Arbor, Chicago, and Lake Forest. It represents corporations, politicians, and nonprofit organizations.

In addition to its lobbying practice, it has practices in antitrust, corporate, environmental, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, tax law, bankruptcy, international trade, corporate finance, and ERISA matters. The firm also has special practice groups for certain industries, such as metaverse law, the automotive industry, construction, healthcare, hospitality, energy, non-profit organizations, media and entertainment, sweepstakes and loyalty programs, and life sciences.


In 1944, Albert E. Arent joined the law practice of Henry J. Fox, and together they founded Arent Fox.[3] Other founders Edwin L. Kahn, Harry M. Plotkin and Earl W. Kintner were added and the firm was called Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn.

In 2022, it merged with Schiff Hardin.[4]

Notable lawyers and alumni[edit]


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  3. ^ "Law Firm Founder Albert E. Arent, 95". The Washington Post. November 4, 2006.
  4. ^ "Arent Fox Completes Merger With Schiff Hardin". ALM. March 1, 2022.
  5. ^ Shupe, Anson D.; Darnell, Susan E. (2006). Agents of Discord: Deprogramming, Pseudo-Science, And the American Anticult Movement. Transaction Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7658-0323-8.
  6. ^ Carol A. Beier official bio from Kansas Supreme Court
  7. ^ Carney, Timothy (2011-03-01) The Great 2010 Cashout: Dodd writes regulations Hollywood likes, gets hired as Hollywood lobbyist , Washington Examiner
  8. ^ "Ex-AOL Lawyer Tried in Vain to Save Arena Football League". Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  9. ^ "Big Law Alum Nets Big Payday to Lead Renegade Football League". June 14, 2018. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  10. ^ "Arent Fox biographical sketch of Bumpers". Archived from the original on December 12, 2008. Retrieved June 15, 2008.
  11. ^ "Culver's firm bio". Archived from the original on October 10, 2007. Retrieved August 18, 2008.
  12. ^ "Erie displays solidarity amid COVID-19 pandemic: Phil English". Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  13. ^ "Tech Allies Push For Virus Bill To Prolong Full R&D Expensing - Law360". Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  14. ^ "Issa and DeMaio jostle for Hunter seat | San Diego Reader". Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  15. ^ Carney, Timothy (2011-01-11) The Great 2010 Cashout: Byron Dorgan & Bob Bennett to K Street , Washington Examiner
  16. ^ "Ex-Sen. Doug Jones joins law and lobbying firm Arent Fox". May 4, 2021.
  17. ^ Presidential Nominations November 2005
  18. ^ "DIGEST". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  19. ^ "Arent Fox biographical sketch of Prosper". Archived from the original on October 10, 2007. Retrieved June 15, 2008.
  20. ^ U.S. Lobby Registration and Reporting Disclosure [permanent dead link]
  21. ^ "The Fred Files, from the Nashville Post". Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved June 15, 2008.

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