Established in 1982 through the merger of Barnes, Hickman, Pantzer & Boyd and Thornburg, McGill, Deahl, Harman, Carey & Murray, Barnes & Thornburg provides legal services to a diverse group of clients that range from individuals and small businesses to multinational corporations. The firm has nearly 400 attorneys who represent and counsel clients in many areas, such as business, creditors' rights, environmental, estate planning and administration, global logistics, governmental services, health care, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, public utilities, real estate, securities, taxation and transportation. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Barnes & Thornburg has offices in Chicago, Elkhart, Ind.; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Indianapolis; South Bend, Ind.; and Washington, D.C.