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Peter S. Lubin
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience

Peter S. Lubin Firm has been practicing law for over 35 years. Peter brings a rich range of courtroom experience to assist his commercial and class-action litigation clients. Peter has been lead defense counsel in a... Read More »
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Misty J. Cygan
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Park Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina... Read More »
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Jasmina de la Torre
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Park Ridge, IL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience

With over 20 years of experience, I represent clients in Business, Estate Planning, and Real Estate Law matters. I counsel individuals, small and large businesses with a wide array of legal matters. I am dedicated to... Read More »
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Vernon E. Morgan
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Libertyville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience

Upon his graduation from Drake Law School in 1977, Vernon E. Morgan began his professional career as legal counsel to the Director of the Iowa Department of Revenue from 1977 to 1979, litigating tax cases. He served as... Read More »
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J.D. Houvener
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney
(800) 849-1913 401 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60611
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Seattle University
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William Alexander Price
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Warrenville, IL Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(800) 630-4780 PO Box 1425
Warrenville, IL 60555
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Securities and Tax
Duke University School of Law and Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Freiburg-Im-Breisgau, Germany
Attorney Bill Price has decades of experience writing Illinois laws and influencing the Illinois regulations that he helps companies use to their benefit.

Bill’s practice includes business and administrative litigation, international and national transactions, and nonprofit law. His clients tend to center in the Chicago area and downstate Illinois, but companies throughout the world – including ones in Pakistan, Indonesia, Japan, Germany and the UK – reach out to Bill and GrowthLaw.

Bill Price is the current chair of the Institute for Illinois Business Laws. He also has served as chair for the Corporation, Securities and Business Law Section Council...
Adam Gana
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3706 N Greenview Ave
#100
Chicago, IL 60613
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Business, Appeals, Employment and Securities
New York Law School
Adam Gana serves as the managing partner of the law firm of Gana Weinstein LLP. His practice focuses on all aspects of securities arbitration. Mr. Gana's experience includes securities arbitration and litigation in various dispute resolution forums including JAMS, NFA and FINRA and litigation in both State and Federal Courts. As lead counsel, Mr. Gana has tried more than forty cases to verdict before the state and federal trial and appellate courts, AAA, and has settled hundreds more cases through mediation and direct negotiation.

Mr. Gana was named in the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars® for eight straight years (an...
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Romeoville, IL Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, DePaul University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 25 years in the areas of business law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years....
Robert M Motta
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(312) 281-9911 161 N. Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Robert Motta II is the Managing Partner at Motta & Motta LLC. He concentrates his law practice in criminal defense, DUI, divorce & family law. Robert was named 2014 Top 100 National Trial Lawyer and is known in the legal community for his unparalleled pre-trial and trial strategies.
George S. Bellas
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Offers Video ChatPark Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Geo has handled numerous complex business disputes utilizing technology to assist his clients in handling litigation in an economical and efficient manner. Geo's litigation team has extensive experience in state and federal courts, and places the interests of their clients above all other interests.
Geo has been recognized by other attorneys as one of the best trial lawyers in Illinois:
- rated as an Illinois Super Lawyer for his work in business litigation for the past 15 years;
- recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois;
- rated as one of the...
Peter M. LaSorsa
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 505-5038 55 E Monroe St
#3800A
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Employment and Personal Injury
John Marshall Law School
I am a unique Illinois lawyer who represents individuals, consumers and small business owners. I have two office locations to better serve you--one in downtown Chicago and one just outside Peoria. If you have been seriously injured, physically or monetarily I am here to help you. I handle sexual harassment cases as well as personal injury cases, including wrongful death cases, throughout the state of Illinois. I can help you through the complex legal system. My priority is client satisfaction. Unlike most attorneys I am available seven days a week and can work around your schedule.

I am...
Vincent Anthony Incopero
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(630) 299-7600 381 North York Street
Suite 1
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Under Contract? Need a Lawyer? We excel in assisting clients buy and sell all types of real estate,including, but not limited to single family homes, condos, co-ops and multi family apartment buildings, in Chicago and the surrounding metro area (suburbs). We identify and quantify potential issues, evaluate risk and provide prompt guidance so that our clients can make educated and concrete decisions as they navigate the process of buying or selling real estate.

REAL Law Group, P.C. is a boutique law firm established in 2015 with the idea that effective representation requires both a professional commitment and personal approach that...
Philip Fornaro
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La Grange, IL Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(708) 639-4320 1022 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Philip M. Fornaro is the managing attorney at Fornaro Law. Adopting a “never give up” attitude, Philip has become known for his ability to succeed where others fail for the last 20 years. His decision to diversify his practice in 2004 has resulted in the creation of a full service law firm which provides quality representation in a variety of legal areas. Philip follows the rule that positive energy will yield positive results. This energy is the driving force behind the success of Fornaro Law. He has become adept at creating a network and team between clients,...
Lee R. Zeidman
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Skokie, IL Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(847) 786-2234 4709 Golf Rd. Suite 1155
Skokie, IL 60076
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
John Marshall Law School
Founded in 2009 by Lee Zeidman, Zeidman & Associates Ltd. set out to provide legal services to clients in a unique and ambitious manner. Focused first on the goals of each client rather than the bottom line, Zeidman & Associates built its foundation upon not only providing legal services but advising clients on the most efficient manner to resolve their legal issue or create their new business. In each of its practice areas, Zeidman & Associates strives to provide a unique experience for its clients so that they continue to return for each of their legal and consulting needs....
Mike Drabant
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LaGrange, IL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law SchoolIllinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez
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Park Ridge, IL Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience

Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez is an experienced facilitator of real estate transactions. Vicki is known for her style of representation that insists that her clients are fully informed of their rights and obligations under... Read More »
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Wendy M. Musielak
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(630) 871-1002 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Business, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Wendy M. Musielak attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where she graduated with highest honors with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2003. Wendy is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Wendy concentrates her legal practice in family law matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony and spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals and complex litigation. Prior to being a partner with Andrew Cores Family Law Group, Wendy was a Staff Attorney for the...
Robert D. Kreisman
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(800) 583-8002 55 W Monroe St
#3700
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatChicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
Business, Elder, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
DePaul College of Law and The John Marshall Law School
Kreisman Law Offices is a Chicago-based personal injury firm that successfully uses a client-based approach to seek justice for victims nationwide. Robert Kreisman is an AV-rated attorney with over 37 years of experience litigating a variety of personal injury cases, including those involving medical malpractice, car accidents, wrongful death, and products liability. He works with some of the leading experts in the nation and employs the newest technology to seek the most favorable results possible for his clients. All cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing unless there is a recovery on your case. Please...
Robert Shipley
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(888) 493-8574 120 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness, Construction, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Robert A. Shipley is the founding partner of Shipley Law Group, Ltd. For decades he has maintained long-standing client relationships while engaged in an active litigation and trial practice, along with general business counseling.

Mr. Shipley focuses his practice in civil litigation involving complex commercial, construction, construction defect, insurance, professional liability and tort litigation and general business counseling, as well as Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. An experienced trial attorney, he has in excess of 100 cases to verdict and has successfully argued cases in the Illinois Appellate Court.

Mr. Shipley has been awarded the AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating™...
Dana Zivkovich
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Glenwood, IL Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(708) 833-7755 8 W. Main St.
Glenwood, IL 60425
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Valparaiso University School of Law
I work with senior citizens, their families, and small business owners to get their affairs organized, safeguard their estates, and prepare succession plans. In matters of probate or trust administration, I work with personal representatives to properly manage the administration of the estate and advise them of their legal duties along the way. My experience in these practice areas has been exclusive since I have been private practice. In 2010, I expanded my practice territory to include Lake County, Indiana by obtaining an Indiana law license.
James Kottaras
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(833) 346-5300 150 N Michigan Ave
#2800
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatChicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
Business, Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
Prior to graduating from law school, Mr. Kottaras received valuable training as an intern for two civil court Judges. After law school, Mr. Kottaras began working with a local law firm, where he honed his litigation skills representing real estate developers and personal injury clients.

In 1993, Mr. Kottaras opened a Law Office in the Chicago-Loop, and has been in continuous operation ever since. During this time, he became general counsel for a local real estate developer and owner of several Chicago-Loop commercial buildings, where he practiced real estate leasing, litigation and transactional law. After the developer retired,...
Ariel Weissberg
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(312) 663-0004 401 South LaSalle Street Suit 403
Chicago, IL 60605
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Ariel Weissberg is the managing partner of Weissberg and Associates, Ltd., 401 South LaSalle Street, Suite 403, Chicago, Illinois, 60605. Weissberg and Associates, Ltd. concentrates in the areas of business and commercial litigation, transactional matters and all aspects of insolvency and financial distress, including bankruptcy, loan work-outs and foreclosures. Mr. Weissberg founded Weissberg and Associates in July, 1984. Since then, he has built a varied and loyal clientele, comprised of small to medium-sized to publicly traded businesses, and individuals. He is sought out for complex business and financial planning, especially relating to credit facilities and crisis-management, and high-risk litigation....
Scott Alan Andresen
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East Dundee, IL Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(773) 572-6049 319 Meier Street
First Floor
East Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Valparaiso University School of Law
ANDRESEN & ASSOCIATES, P.C. is a Chicago-based law firm that focuses its offerings in the areas of sports law, entertainment and the arts, intellectual property and online legal matters. The firm further offers a wide array of legal and non-legal services and consultation to business and corporate clients ranging from small entrepreneurs and startups to multi-million dollar corporations. The firm always strives to provide clients the finest, cost-effective legal services delivered with personal attention and professional diligence. When possible, flat fees and other individualized fee structures are implemented to help clients obtain the services they need at a price they...
Dr. Maudia Norman Washington
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney
(888) 586-4441 155 North Wacker Drive
Suite 4250
Chicago, IL 60606
Offers Video ChatBusiness, Foreclosure Defense, IP and Tax
The John Marshall Law School and Michigan State University
Michigan State University School of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctorate

John Marshall School of Law, Chicago Illinois
LLM (Law of Masters Candidate) Real Estate Law

Argosy University, Chicago Illinois
Doctorate of Business Administration, International Business
Published Dissertation

Robert Morris University, Chicago, Illinois
Master in Business Administration, Concentration Management

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, Administration of Justice, Minor: Sociology

LAW LICENSES:

Illinois
Northern District of Illinois
Central District Court of Illinois
Southern District Court of Illinois
United States Tax Court

I am an attorney who is passionate about my profession and clients. I believe in providing top-notch, innovative, cutting-edge strategies and advice. My clients feel as if they are my only client. ...
Philip Aaron Nicolosi
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial MediaResponsive Law
Rockford, IL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(815) 314-0022
Ext. 101
6735 Vistagreen Way, Suite 210
Rockford, IL 61107
Business, Communications, IP and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Philip A. Nicolosi provides guidance to startups, small and closely held businesses, medium sized businesses, non-profit organizations and individual business owners with a variety of matters. Mr. Nicolosi provides his client’s with the benefit of almost 15 years of experience, well-grounded upon core business organization, corporate, transactional, financial and e-commerce related legal matters. He is a trusted adviser to his clients and is routinely relied upon to provide sound and invaluable legal counsel for their businesses, both during the startup phase and continuing through each phase of growth. Mr. Nicolosi's ability to strategically plan for the long-term growth and preservation...
Michael Raff
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Northfield, IL Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(847) 580-1279 400 Central Ave
#340
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness, Collections, Real Estate and Tax
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I enjoy working on a variety of legal matters for our firm.

Some of the more regular tasks include representation of clients in an array of tax disputes before the IRS and the Illinois Department of Revenue. These cases often work there way through the administrative level, up through appeals, and often to the United States Tax Court. My clients have scored significant victories in Audit Defense, Offer in Compromise and Innocent Spouse cases.

I am also experienced in drafting employment contracts such as employment and separation and termination agreements as well as restrictive covenants.

I represent buyers and sellers in residential real...
Gordon W. Gates
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Springfield, IL Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience

Northern Illinois University College of LawIllinois, U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 7th Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court and Minnesota
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Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience

In 1987, Vincent DiTommaso founded his own law firm. Vincent forged his law firm into a firm specializing in business litigation, consumer fraud, and class actions. For over two and a half decades, Vincent has acted as... Read More »
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Steve McCann
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(872) 205-6556 161 N. Clark St.
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney
Business, Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
Shawn M. Collins
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Environmental, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Chicago
An outstanding trial attorney, Shawn Collins is at his best in a courtroom. Shawn has extensive experience handling “high stakes” litigation in environmental contamination, toxic tort, personal injury, and commercial cases. In addition to acquiring clean water and contamination free homes for thousands of families, Shawn has recovered over a $100 million on behalf of clients, including: including $8.5 million for the family of a firefighter killed in a motor vehicle accident; $16.9 million for families with groundwater contamination; $8.19 million for a town with vapor and groundwater contamination; $7.2 million for a plaintiff who contracted cancer after exposure to...
Connor Darius Jackson
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Evanston, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 440-5028 2142 Ashland Ave.
Ste. 1
Evanston, IL 60201
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness and Health Care
University of New Mexico School of Law
Connor is a founding partner of Jackson LLP, an entrepreneurial health law firm. He focuses his practice on the business side of healthcare law, which aligns with his detail-orientation, strong problem-solving skills, and business background.

Connor enjoys working with clients to create their ideal practice environment and build a strong compliance foundation that supports long-term success. He strives to not just counsel, but educate his clients on key laws and regulations, giving them the tools to make legally prudent decisions moving forward.

Connor earned his undergraduate business degree from Oregon State University and worked in the real estate sector. He then graduated...
Kevin G. Drendel
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Batavia, IL Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn Street
Batavia, IL 60510
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
Northern Illinois University
Kevin G. Drendel Cornell College, cum laude, and a 1991 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude. While at Northern Illinois University, he was a member of the Law Review, and published an article in the University’s scholarly (NIU Law Review 73, 1990). He also received the West Publishing Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. He is admitted to practice in front of all Illinois State Courts and the U.S. District Court, the Northern District of Illinois. Kevin is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Association. He was a...
Cynthia Pietrucha
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 344-6370 1717 N. Naper Blvd
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers Video ChatBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and Employment
Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
For all of your employment challenges, contact our firm at (630) 344-6370

My focus: Severance Agreements and Medical Leave violations.

Attorney Cynthia Pietrucha is an employment discrimination attorney who advocates for employees fired or forced to separate from their jobs. She also educates management, human resources, and corporate counsel on best practices for compliance with workplace laws.

Right to be Treated Equally: Representation for Workplace Discrimination or harassment on the basis of disability, pregnancy, race, gender, religion, and more. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for employees who work in Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Texas, Arkansas, California, and assistance to employers...
Demitrus Thomas Evans
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Westchester, IL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(708) 531-1740 10330 W. Roosevelt Rd,
Suite 204
Westchester, IL 60154
Free ConsultationBusiness, International and Trademarks
The John Marshall Law School and University of Miami School of Law
I am a follower of Jesus, wife and mother of two. I love animals, skiing, swimming and the thrill of running marathons.

My career began with Amnesty International and escalated into quickly into Federal litigation in the Northern District of Illinois and later in the local courts. Having practiced law for 20 years, most of my time is now spent traveling, speaking, and writing. and doing When I am in my office my clients consult with me on transactions involving contracts, trademarks nationally and internationally and litigation.

I started a non-profit and use it as a way to give back...
Matthew M Rossetti
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(312) 650-9087 53 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 1424
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Business, Communications, Employment and Entertainment & Sports
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Matt Rossetti is the founder of Sentient Law, Ltd. and a founding member of the Forbes Legal Council. Matt brings over a decade of experience with digital marketing, software development, and e-commerce in addition to his experience as a business attorney. He works with a variety of companies, entrepreneurs, and inventors in multiple areas, including, but not limited to: blockchain, brick and mortar, construction, cryptocurrencies, ecommerce, healthcare, and virtual reality. Matt is passionate about working with companies from the idea stage to fundraising and/or exit.

Matt also serves as General Counsel to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and...
James Gregory Lascola
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(312) 554-5585 20 North Clark Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, DUI, Elder and Health Care
DePaul University
Offices in Chicago and Orland Park serving public, closely held for profit and not-for-profit entities, entrepreneurs and professionals in the health care, education, sports, construction and entertainment industries and their families with legacy preservation, estate planning, real estate, health care, business, trust administration, complex civil litigation, serious injury, adoption, agency, elder law, guardianship, professional responsibility and white collar criminal matters.
Leonard E. Hudson
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, IP and Products Liability
The John Marshall Law School
High-Stakes Litigation - Business Disputes - Franchise Litigation

I represent individuals and companies in high-stakes lawsuits, business and investment disputes, and franchise matters. I trained at a top global law firm where I practiced complex commercial litigation for a decade. I practice now at a boutique law firm where I help entrepreneurs and small businesses with their most important "bet the company" matters.

My practice includes:
- Contract disputes
- Fraud cases
- Franchising and dealer terminations and regulatory compliance
- Securities & commodities litigation / enforcement and...
Scott K Walker
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(618) 998-9988 300 N Monroe St
Marion, IL 62959
Offers Video ChatMarion, IL Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
Business, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale and John A Logan
WHAT IF YOUR LAWYER LISTENS AND GETS IT?

I listen and relate to my clients through my real world experience, which includes 14 years of military service, with combat tours during Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom, and over twenty years of managerial experience in the maintenance, mining, and resort industries. I became an attorney so I can bring my real world experience to the practice of law and use my different perspective of the world to passionately help people with the challenges they face.
Shawn M. Collins
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience

An outstanding trial attorney, Shawn Collins is at his best in a courtroom. Shawn has extensive experience handling “high stakes” litigation in environmental contamination, toxic tort, personal injury, and commercial... Read More »
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Timothy P. Collins
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney

The John Marshall Law SchoolIllinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Ian Holzhauer
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(630) 355-8100 222 S Mill St
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Ian was raised in Naperville from birth until graduation from Naperville North High School in 2001. He received a full academic scholarship from the University of Florida, where he graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in History, summa cum laude. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2007. He is a member of the Order of the Coif, having graduated in the top 4% of his class at Georgetown.

After being admitted to the Illinois bar, Ian served as a uniformed attorney in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (J.A.G.) Corps from 2007 until 2014....
Michael Thomas Navigato
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St. Charles, IL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(630) 377-7770 2580 Foxfield Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michael Navigato, a 1986 graduate of Addison Trail High School, received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Loyola University, Chicago in 1990. Thereafter, Mr. Navigato attended law school at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law where he earned his law degree with distinction. He began his practice as a sole practitioner in November 1993 and in August 1994, he became an associate in the law firm of Laraia & Hubbard, P.C. in Wheaton, Illinois, In February 2003, Michael joined his current partners, William Bochte and Theodore Kuzniar where he has been practicing to the present date. In...
Ahmad Sulaiman
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Lombard, IL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(312) 313-1613 2500 South Highland Ave
Suite 200
Lombard, IL 60148
Business and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Atlas Consumer Law is a Debtor's Rights Law Firm with a primary focus on foreclosure litigation defense, consumer bankruptcy and loan workout agreements. The Firm is dedicated to defending borrowers against Lenders and Collection Companies. The Firm has become the industry standard for an effective, results oriented foreclosure defense law firm.
Edward John Manzke
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Environmental, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Illinois College of Law
A gifted personal injury lawyer, Ed excels in understanding the facts and law concerning how a client was injured, and in developing a legal strategy to win just compensation. He is passionate about representing injured people who are at a low point in their lives and need legal help. A lawyer since 1992, Ed has won numerous verdicts and favorable settlements for his clients. In the past fifteen years, he has recovered over $100 million dollars. He has represented clients in the Illinois Supreme Court, the Illinois Appellate Court, Illinois state courts and federal courts throughout the country.

Ed has...
Ali Abtahi
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 883-8800 200 W Madison St, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Business, Antitrust, Consumer and Products Liability
University of Wisconsin - Madison
I am the managing attorney at Abtahi Law Group, a boutique litigation firm with a diversified practice focusing on civil litigation. We offer a full range of litigation services in high-stakes consumer protection actions, public health cases, and environmental litigation. We litigated individual lawsuits, class actions, and group actions in state and federal courts in California and other states. Clients include individuals, governmental entities, non-profit organizations, and businesses. What distinguishes Abtahi Law Group is not only the quality of our practice, but also our commitment to our core value of providing service to the community. We have a...
William S. Wilson
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La Grange, IL Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
La Grange, IL 60525
Offers Video ChatBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law and University of Texas - Austin
Over 30 years ago, Bill Wilson began his legal career along side his dad, James T. Wilson and practiced with him until his passing in 2008. Bill carries on the legacy of compassionate, expert legal counsel concentrating in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Succession, Medicaid Planning and Estate Planning for Families that have Children with Disabilities.

Bill feels a “profound obligation to provide counsel that ensures the safety of the hard earned assets of families.”

He extends that obligation outside of his practice too. Currently, he serves as President of Aging Care Connections Board, a not-for-profit agency in La...
Mary Christine Ludwig
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Pontiac, IL Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(815) 844-7151 P.O. Box 407
109 N. Mill St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
Business, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Municipal
Drake University Law School
Mary Ludwig received her J.D. and M.B.A., along with a Certificate in Food and Agricultural Law from Drake University in 2005. Prior to that she received a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture Economics from the University of Illinois. Mary concentrates her practice in agricultural law, estate planning, real estate transactions and probate. Her agricultural law experience includes organization and representation of production agricultural farm operations, agricultural cooperatives, grain elevators, agricultural input suppliers, ethanol and bio-diesel plants, and specialty farm product companies, wind tower and cell tower leases and easements, pipeline, gas, public utility and fiber optic easements,...
Denice Gierach
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(630) 756-1160 1776 Legacy Circle
Suite 104
Naperville, IL 60563
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Probate
Illinois Institute of Technology
Denice A. Gierach is a business lawyer with almost 30 years of experience representing business owners in the formation, franchising, and dissolution of businesses; representing employers in matters of employment and age discrimination in the workplace; and aiding individuals in matters of advanced estate planning, charitable giving, Medicare and Medicaid, and Social Security. As a Certified Public Accountant with a Master's degree in Management, Ms. Gierach also practices in the areas of Income Taxation, Federal Estate Taxation, and varied Real Estate Law, including commercial real estate. Ms. Gierach began her career in accounting working...
Peter S. Lubin
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(833) 306-4933 19 S LaSalle St
#702
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatChicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
Business, Communications, Consumer and Employment
University of Chicago
Peter S. Lubin Firm has been practicing law for over 35 years. Peter brings a rich range of courtroom experience to assist his commercial and class-action litigation clients. Peter has been lead defense counsel in a number of "bet the company" class actions that he has successfully defended. He has also been lead plaintiff's class counsel on numerous multi-million dollar class national and statewide class action. Peter has represented many corporations or businesses in a wide variety of complex business disputes including corporate freeze-outs, copyright infringement, trade secret theft, non-compete agreement and libel and defamation cases. Peter obtained an AB...
John Eggum
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(312) 863-5053 222 N. La Salle St.
Ste. 1400
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Bankruptcy, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
University of Iowa
A partner in the firm, John Eggum concentrates his practice on insurance coverage disputes and commercial litigation. With respect to insurance coverage matters, Mr. Eggum is regularly retained in a wide range of property and casualty commercial lines disputes, and has represented insurance companies in property coverage litigation (fire, wind, hail, collapse, etc...), inland marine matters, and liability coverage litigation (including mass tort, products claims, cyber/technology liability, and professional liability claims). He also represents both private and public companies (including financial institutions) in commercial disputes around the country. Mr. Eggum is also frequently retained by insurers, banks,...
Erin E. Showerman
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Erin focuses her practice on banking, finance and commercial litigation. She has 9 years of experience representing creditors and financial institutions including national financial institutions and community banks. She... Read More »
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David J. Winthers
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Winfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience

David J. Winthers is a lifelong resident of DuPage County having graduated from Wheaton Central High School in 1974 and Wheaton College in 1977. Read More »
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