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Northern Illinois University
RFP #bjm041013
Request for Proposal: Outside Legal Services
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday July 17, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Quarles & Brady LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
3.5% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Burke Burns & Pinelli Ltd.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
Varies based on services provided.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: This corrects the June 28, 2018, renewal posting for Quarles & Brady LLP. The correct end date of the renewal term is 6/30/2022.

This corrects the June 29, 2018, renewal posting for Burke Burns & Pinelli Ltd. The correct end date of the renewal term is 6/30/2022.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday June 29, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Burke Burns & Pinelli Ltd.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019
Pricing Changes: 
Varies based on services provided.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: This renewal is in addition to the renewal posted 6/28/2018.
The buyer for this procurement is now Kent Clapsaddle, (815) 753-6107.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday June 28, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
10% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Law Offices of Jacqueline Lentini
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
4% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Kutak Rock LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Laner Muchin Ltd.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Freeborn & Peters LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
4% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Ice Miller LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
5% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Chapman & Cutler LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Dunn Law Firm LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
Varies based on services provided.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Franczek Radelet PC
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
Varies based on services provided.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Heyl Royster Voelker Allen
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
Varies based on services provided.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Mayer Brown LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
5% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Sorling & Northrup
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
2% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Shanahan & Shanahan LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Quarles & Brady LLP
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019
Pricing Changes: 
3.5% per year
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP acquired Shanahan & Shanahan LLP and acquired all assets and liabilities. The award transfers with this acquisition.

The award in 2013 referenced a vendor name incorrectly. The award to the firm "Sorling & Northrup" should in fact have been recorded as an award to "Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran, LTD."
The buyer for this procurement is now Kent Clapsaddle, (815) 753-6107.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday December 10, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Bishop & Diehl Ltd., Schaumburg, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Burke Burns & Pinelli Ltd., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Chapman & Cutler LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Clark Hill PLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Davidson & Schiller LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Davis McGrath LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Dunn Law Firm LLP, Bloomington, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Franczek Radelet PC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Freeborn & Peters LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Greene & Letts, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Heyl Royster Voelker Allen, Rockford, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Ice Miller LLP, Lisle, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Law Offices of Jacqueline Lentini, St. Charles, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Kutak Rock LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Laner Muchin Ltd., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Quarles & Brady LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Robert A. Bobbit & Associates, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Shanahan & Shanahan LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Sorling & Northrup, Springfield, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Ungaretti & Harris LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: Nancy M. Vizer PC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2014 through 6/30/2018
Renewals:
1 four-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
Comments:
The above awards posted do NOT guarantee that work will be assigned and the University makes no representation as to the actual services or number of hours of work, if any, that may be requested. Dollar amounts are ONLY estimates. Firms will be contacted on an as-needed basis, based on proposal(s) deemed to be in the best interest of the University.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday April 3, 2013
The RFP opening date has been changed to April 24, 2013, @ 2 PM local time. Addendum #2 has been issued to reflect this change.
First published Friday, March 22, 2013
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday April 24, 2013:

Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

The Office of General Counsel of Northern Illinois University is requesting proposals for outside legal services for various general and specialized areas of the law on an as-needed basis. It is the intent to make multiple awards as a result of this RFP.

For additional information, contact:
Becky May
Northern Ilinois University
Office of Procurement Services
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-1594
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit 4 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • bjm041013.pdf (441 KB)
  • bjm041013Addendum1.pdf (20 KB)
  • bjm041013Addendum2.pdf (18 KB)
Conflict of Interest Document
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-BurkeBurnsandPinelliLtd6-26-18.pdf (99 KB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-ChapmanandCutlerLLP6-26-18.pdf (1 MB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-DunnLawFirmLLP6-26-18.pdf (1 MB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-FranczekRadeletPC6-26-18.pdf (1 MB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-HeylRoysterVoelkerandAllenPC6-26-18.pdf (946 KB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-HinshawandCulbertsonLLP6-28-18.pdf (88 KB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-IceMiller6-28-18.pdf (94 KB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-MayerBrownLLP6-26-18.pdf (1 MB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-QuarlesandBradyLLP6-28-18.pdf (90 KB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-SorlingNorthrup6-26-18.pdf (1 MB)
  • PPBApprovedCoIRaD-bjm041013-TaftStettiniusandHollisterLLP6-26-18.pdf (1 MB)
  • PPBLtrforConflictsofInterestonLegalServRFPbjm041013.pdf (1 MB)