Quinlan Law Firm LLC has announced three hires

By Staff | October 15, 2019

Published by Politico Illinois Playbook, October 15, 2019

Quinlan Law Firm LLC has announced three hires. David Hutchinson has been named an associate after serving as a judicial clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He previously worked as an associate at Jenner & Block LLP. Hutchinson’s expertise is in complex commercial litigation disputes involving breach of contract, business torts and security agreements. Kamil Merchant has been named an associate attorney, focusing on commercial litigation matters. He previously was a judicial law clerk at the Illinois Appellate Court, First District. He earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law. And Eric Schmitt will lead the firm’s just-opened Silicon Valley office in Menlo Park, Calif. Schmitt previously worked at Sidley Austin LLP and also served as judicial clerk at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. He earned his undergrad from University of Chicago.