Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is a national law firm founded in Philadelphia in 1849 by John Christian Bullitt. The firm has more than 600 lawyers located in 10 offices in the United States: Philadelphia; Chicago; Washington, D.C.; Florham Park; Princeton; New York City; Albany; Los Angeles; San Francisco; and Wilmington. Drinker Biddle also maintains an office in London. The firm maintains a broad range of practices, including corporate and securities; corporate restructuring; intellectual property; real estate; health care; investment management; environment and energy; litigation and investigations; insurance; trusts and estates; labor, employment and benefits; and government regulation, lobbying and advocacy. Drinker Biddle also offers industry-specific business counsel and legal services in the areas of communications, construction, education, energy, financial services, health care, insurance, manufacturing and distribution, nonprofits, pharma and life sciences, professional services, real estate, retail and technology. The 2016 edition of Chambers USA recognized 69 lawyers and 13 practices in the firm as leaders in their field.