Founded in 1889, Shook, Hardy & Bacon is a law firm that litigates throughout the United States for local and national clients. It also provides a range of legal services in several areas, including corporate law, commercial lending, bankruptcy, securities, real estate, public utilities, antitrust and administrative law. Shook, Hardy & Bacon represents several financial services providers, including banks, insurance and finance companies and other types of lenders who are involved in consumer lending. The firm represents insurers in the third- and first-party claims, coverage-related issues, claims involving commercial general liability, property, casual, automobile, environmental and fleet insurance. Its clients include several multinational corporations in the tobacco, pharmaceutical, medical device, automotive, chemical, electronics, financial services, health care, insurance and reinsurance, construction and design, consumer goods and food industries. Shook, Hardy & Bacon is located in Washington, D.C.