The Firm Setting & Symbolism

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Bendini Building

The Bendini Building is located on Front Street in Memphis, Tennessee. It was purchased and renovated by Mr. Bendini himself. Mr. Bendini took great care to continually remodel it to suit the growing needs of his law firm. At the time of the story it is home to Bendini, Lambert, and Locke Law offices. Its basement is dedicated to huge computer terminals, the fifth floor is for the surveillance and security crew, and the floors in between house the offices of the forty-one lawyers, paralegals, and secretaries.

Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee is where the majority of the story takes place. It is where the Bendini Building is located.

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois is the location from which the Morolto family operates. They determine DeVasher's course of action and so there is a trickle-down effect from Chicago to Memphis.

Cayman Islands

The Bendini firm owns two condos...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Firm from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.