Gair Eberhard Nelson Dedinas has once again been recognized as a leading law firm in Illinois by the new Chambers USA 2020 guide. The firm is recognized by the international publication for its General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime and Government Investigation practices. Additionally, Chris Gair and Jeff Eberhard were individually recognized in the guide. Gair was ranked for his commercial litigation and white-collar and government investigation work. Clients describe Gair as “a great strategist and pragmatist who has deep understanding and is able to navigate complicated situations.” Eberhard was ranked for his commercial litigation work and is praised for his “big-picture thinking,” and for being “very practical, relatable and excellent in the courtroom.” The firm is one of the few boutique firms recognized in the rankings. In the General Commercial Litigation category, Gair and Eberhard are two of three lawyers individually ranked from boutique litigation firms, while the firm was one of only four firms ranked with less than 40 lawyers. Gair is only one of four lawyers ranked in the White-Collar Crime and Government Investigation category from firms of less than 15 people. Chambers and Partners, the global leader in law firm research, employs more than 200 full-time editors and researchers, and conducts year-round interviews of law firms and their clients to produce its rankings. Chambers’ rankings are trusted by more in-house counsel than any other law-firm researcher.