* The third chapter in this extraordinary Illinoisan’s public life is about to come to a close…
Winston & Strawn announced Tuesday that former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson will step down in early 2016 after 25 years with the high-powered law firm. The 78-year-old Republican served four terms as governor before joining Winston & Strawn after he left office in 1991. […]
Winston & Strawn says Thompson, as a chairman, played key roles in its expansion in the U.S. and abroad. Thompson will continue to work as a consultant for the law firm for two years after his retirement.
US Attorney, popular and accomplished four-term governor and then one of the top lawyers in the state.
* The Question: Your fondest Big Jim memory/story?