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  • International law firm leases 50,000 square feet 
  • Irvine Company sees continued flight to quality in Chicago market

Chicago, Ill. (March 4, 2024) — Irvine Company announced today that Crowell & Moring LLP leased 50,000 square feet at 300 North LaSalle, one of the three trophy towers of Irvine Company’s Chicago portfolio. The international law firm will occupy two full floors in the iconic 60-story riverfront building.

Crowell & Moring, a leading global law firm founded in 1979, continues to set the standard for excellence in legal services with its unparalleled expertise and commitment to client success. The firm’s diverse team of attorneys consistently delivers innovative solutions to complex legal challenges across industries. Through its strategic approach and unwavering dedication to client service, Crowell & Moring remains a trusted partner for businesses and has been named one of the top five most innovative law firms in North America.

The firm was drawn to 300 North LaSalle for its experience-driven amenities, exclusive Riverfront access, proximity to city transit, and walking distance to 50+ arts, culture and dining options. With 1.3 million square feet, three-story lobby and two-story riverfront terrace, the architectural icon is the destination for forward thinking companies who understand the benefit of having a workplace that attracts and engages top talent.

“Our high-quality portfolio, ability to tailor solutions to the unique needs of each company, exceptional service and amenities continue to draw customers to our workplaces. Customers also benefit from the financial strength and stability of Irvine Company, allowing them to lease with confidence knowing they are working with a trusted partner,” said Roger DeWames, President of Irvine Company Office. “Companies like Crowell & Moring understand the importance of being together to drive productivity, innovation and develop the next generation of talent – and 300 North LaSalle is the ideal workplace to support businesses and drive their success.”

With its financial stability and long-term ownership, Irvine Company continues to invest in its workplaces, including a nearly $30 million reinvestment plan at 300 North LaSalle and an ongoing $10 million reinvestment at One North Wacker.

Crowell & Moring currently leases with Irvine Company at Jamboree Center in Irvine, California and joins a growing number of companies selecting Irvine Company as their workplace partner across multiple markets.

Irvine Company leased 9.5 million square feet of premium office space in 2023 and wrapped up the year with 91% of its total portfolio leased – 10% above the national average in major U.S. cities according to Moody’s Analytics.

Notable 2023 Chicago leases include:  

  • BakerHostetler, One North Wacker
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP, One North Wacker
  • Winston & Strawn LLP, 300 North LaSalle

About Irvine Company Office Properties

Irvine Company elevates the workplace by combining inspired design, exceptional quality, innovative solutions and experience-driven amenities. Renowned for continual evolution, reinvestment and personalized service, Irvine Company creates environments that cultivate collaboration, creativity and customer success. The company serves more than 3,000 customers in 54 million square feet of workplaces in Orange County, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and San Diego, with iconic towers in Chicago and New York. Irvine Company leads the industry with a forward-looking mindset and commitment to creating thriving communities. 


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