Cicero, Illinois Business Lawyers

Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Attorneys and Counselors in Chicago for 20+ years. We want to be your Lawyers.

M. Hedayat & Associates is based in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. We advise Clients on business and personal issues including collections, litigation, real property, foreclosure, bankruptcy, divorce, and probate. Read More »
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Mike Drabant
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 10 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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Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Free Consultation! Experienced, Exceptional Illinois Business Law Attorney!

I am a determined and skilled business law attorney. I am committed to aggressively advocating for your rights and interests! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Peter M. LaSorsa
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Experienced business attorney concentrating in sexual harassment defense.

In today's uncertain world an ounce of prevention case save a company a great deal. I help companies avoid exposure on many business related issues. Read More »
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Raul A Villalobos
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(312) 666-9982 1620 W. 18th st
Chicago, IL 60608
Business, Criminal, DUI and Foreclosure Defense
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Raul A. Villalobos is one of the most well known and respected trial attorneys in the Chicago land area. In his almost forty years of experience he has handled hundreds of criminal and civil trials and has represented individuals as well as Fortune 500 companies. Currently, Raul A. Villalobos is the managing partner at Villalobos & Associates, which handles a wide range of cases from DUI to Consumer Fraud.
Christopher L. Lufrano
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Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(800) 627-2179 721 Ontario St.
Unit 212
Oak Park, IL 60302
Free ConsultationBusiness, Real Estate, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Pace Law School
Christopher L. Lufrano is the managing attorney and principal of Lufrano Law, LLC and has extensive experience in matters involving securities investment disputes, regulatory defense, real estate law and business services. Mr. Lufrano is licensed to practice law in Illinois and New York, and often travels throughout the country to represent aggrieved investors in FINRA securities arbitrations where permitted under state law. Mr. Lufrano is a graduate of Boston University, where he majored in Business Management. Following college, Mr. Lufrano was employed by Morgan Stanley where he worked as...
Philip Fornaro
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La Grange, IL Business Law Attorney with 23 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,...
Robert D. Kreisman
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(800) 583-8002 55 W Monroe St
#3700
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 43 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...
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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Adam Gana
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2045 W Grand Ave
#76604
Chicago, IL 60612
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Business, Appeals, Employment and Securities
New York Law School
Robert M Motta
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 17 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.
Scott Alan Andresen
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(773) 572-6049 17 North State Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60602
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...
James V. DiTommaso
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(630) 333-0000 100 N. LaSalle St
Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and IP
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
James V. DiTommaso is an attorney at DiTommaso Law LLC where he has experience with consumer fraud, class-action, and complex business litigation in both federal and state courts including the trial court and appellate court. Also, his practice includes business transactional matters, family law, defamation, copyright, non-competition, and trade secret litigation. He received a JD, from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2017 and a BFA, from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2011. While at Chicago-Kent, he was on the Dean’s List, he was a member of the Executive Board for the Chicago-Kent Justinian Society of Lawyers, and he received...
Adam Edward Urbanczyk
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(312) 715-7312 564 W. Randolph St. 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60661
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
The John Marshall Law School
Adam E. Urbanczyk has represented tech startups, online merchants, film producers, software companies, national shipping lines, marketing firms, landlords, IT distributors, and consultants in defense, and pursuit, of intellectual property and commercial disputes. Adam has produced favorable outcomes for plaintiffs and has obtained dismissals and removals based on artful pleading, lack of standing, and preemption in state and federal courts in Illinois. Adam has helped recover millions of dollars for online resellers and merchants.
Erin E. Showerman
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience

The John Marshall Law SchoolIllinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Jordan Carl Olejniczak
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer

Northern Illinois UniversityIllinois
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Dr. Maudia Norman Washingon
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney
(888) 586-4441 155 North Wacker Drive
Suite 4250
Chicago, IL 60606
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, IP and Tax
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

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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. ...
Vincent C Mancini
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LaGrange, IL Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(708) 639-4320 1022 S. LaGrange Road
LaGrange, IL 60525
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Securities
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
With over 20 years of legal experience, Vince provides his clients with a wide-ranging skill set for solving most legal problems. For many years Vince's practice focused on both trial work and appellate litigation handling a diverse array of cases, including criminal matters, personal injury and property damage claims, non-compete/non-solicitation disputes, business dissolution and accounting actions, probate and guardianship cases, discrimination and civil rights claims, construction defect, mechanic’s lien and breach of contract claims, UCC, banking and foreclosure matters, and municipal zoning hearings. Vince has conducted hundreds of trials, evidentiary hearings, and arbitrations/mediations, and prepared and argued dozens of appeals...
Antonio DeBlasio
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(312) 238-8960 Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Personal Injury and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. DeBlasio is the founder and managing member of DeBlasio & Gower LLC. Tony has over 22 years of experience as a trial lawyer and advisor. He has counseled individuals, business executives, for profit and not-for-profit companies and government bodies in complex litigation matters, internal investigations and dispute resolution strategies. Tony has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Litigation on many occasions. Only 5% of attorneys receive this distinction. Tony has represented clients from a multitude of industry sectors, including, health care, technology, communications, financial, education, real estate, manufacturing, construction, management...
Kori Maria Bazanos
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(312) 578-0410 20 North Clark Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have been practicing law since 1995. I established my own firm in 2008 to better address the unique needs of the individuals and businesses I represent. I have considerable experience in the area of real estate law which includes construction and mechanics lien litigation as well as drafting mechanics liens and bond claims. I also practice in the general area of commercial litigation, creditors' rights, and the representation of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. I assist my clients in resolving disputes outside of litigation. I represent buyers and sellers of residential real estate, working closely with my clients'...
James A. L. Buddenbaum
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
JAMES A.L. BUDDENBAUM is a partner with the Indianapolis office of Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP, where he concentrates in corporate law, acquisitions, business transactions, utility, real estate, employment, and complex insurance, and other business litigation.

Mr. Buddenbaum is experienced in representing all types of utilities—electric generation and transmission utilities, rural distribution cooperatives, sewer, water, gas and telecommunications utilities—before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and state and federal courts. He regularly negotiates large energy, utility and other business asset sale and purchase agreements and real estate transactions. He has successfully presented more than one hundred zoning and land use matters...
Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(630) 333-0000 100 N LaSalle St
#2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and Legal Malpractice
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
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 lead or co-lead counsel in numerous consumer class actions that have had a national impact. The Illinois Attorney General appointed Vincent to act as a Special Assistant Attorney General to represent the Treasurer of the State of Illinois. The Chief Judge of DuPage County selected Vincent to be among the first group of Certified Court Appointed Mediators. He has given seminars to train...
Cameron Ross Monti
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(312) 456-3674 200 S. Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Real Estate and Tax
University of Washington School of Law and Michigan State University
Mr. Monti concentrates his practice in taxation, business law, and employment law representing businesses in an "outside general counsel" capacity. He has a specialty in handling federal and state taxation tax controversy, tax audits, corporate and business law, buy-sell agreements, shareholder agreements, employment law, separation and employment agreements, not-for-profit organizations, commercial lending and litigation, mergers & acquisitions, tax restructuring, and commercial real estate, medical cannabis law, and park district law. Mr. Monti received his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law in 2001 and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington...
Jonathan David Herpy Sr.
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(630) 395-9496 505 North Lasalle Street
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, Estate Planning and Securities
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Jonathan David Herpy, Sr. has been named one of the top private equity and corporate attorneys in Illinois under the age of 40 by Chicago Magazine in 2016 and 2017.

Jonathan has represented investors, sponsors, and managers of public and private pension plans, broker-dealers, investment advisers, custodians, and other financial industry service providers throughout the entire range of the investment spectrum and routinely provides market-leading advice on public/private offerings of equity and debt along with capital raising strategy.
In addition to the above, Jonathan has been touted as an industry leader for his sophisticated and efficient approach to structuring on- and off-shore...
Aleasha J. Boling
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Administrative and Energy
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
ALEASHA BOLING joined Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse in 2014 as an associate, concentrating her practice in the areas of utility and business law. Ms. Boling graduated summa cum laude from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in May 2014. During law school, Ms. Boling contributed to the Indiana Law Review, serving as a member of the Editorial Board in her final year, and advised lower-level students through the Dean’s Tutorial Society. In addition, she clerked for two law firms during law school, including Parr Richey.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Boling was a...
Steve McCann
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney
(872) 205-6556 161 N. Clark St.
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
Olga S. Dmytriyeva
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Free Consultation! Skilled Business Lawyer! Effective & Efficient!

I am an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney. I am dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes for my clients! Visit my website for reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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John F. Kinney
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience

Georgetown University Law CenterIllinois
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Ariel Weissberg
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 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....
John Eggum
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 10 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 has represented a variety of insurance companies in both third-party and first-party matters, including mass tort, cyber/technology liability, and professional liability disputes. Mr. Eggum also represents both private and public companies (including financial institutions) in commercial disputes around the country. He is also frequently retained by insurers and other creditors to provide representation in insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings. Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Insurance Coverage (Third-Party –...
Majdel S. Musa
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La Grange, IL Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(708) 326-2500 112 Calendar Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Pasha Vaziri
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(312) 690-2610 111 W Washington St
Ste 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
I graduated from the University of Kentucky as a philosophy and political science double-major. I then worked in the financial services department of a Fortune 500 company for two years prior to attending The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. After obtaining my Juris Doctor, I worked as an associate attorney at a general civil litigation firm with a focus on personal injury and insurance law. There I settled countless cases for my clients, both individual and corporate. As a litigator, I obtained favorable outcomes through mediation, arbitration hearings, and bench and jury trials. Building on that experience, in 2014...
Mark Varboncouer
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 343-3503 200 E. Randolph St., Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, IP, Patents and Personal Injury
University of Illinois College of Law
Mark Varboncouer is the founder of Varboncouer Law. Mr. Varboncouer is an experienced trial attorney who previously spent 10-plus years with Kirkland & Ellis LLP (“one of the nation's largest and most prestigious law firms”/ “known for its world-class litigation practice”/ “one of the ‘Fearsome Foursome’ — the four firms most likely to strike fear in opposing counsel”); and 4-plus years with another highly-prestigious 1,000-plus attorney law firm, McGuireWoods LLP, where he litigated a variety of issues: contracts, non-competes, tortious interference, unfair competition, fraud, licenses and complex intellectual property issues (e.g., patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, false advertising etc.)....
Ali Abtahi
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 17 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...
Alexander I. Passo
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney
(312) 422-8000 55 West Monroe Street, Ste. 1100
Chicago, IL 60603
Business, Appeals, Construction and Legal Malpractice
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Alexander (Alex) Passo is a trial lawyer that represents clients on a variety of matters with a concentration on: internal business disputes, emergency business litigation, breaches of contract, fraud and professional negligence. Alex has successfully resolved several cases where his clients have recovered over $1,000,000.00.

Alex is a problem solver. Akin to the most notable historical Alexander, he enjoys solving the 21st century’s version of the Gordian knot - complex business disputes. These types of legal controversies often contain a multitude of problems and he employs an analytical approach to solving them - first identifying his clients’ objectives and...
Arik D. Hetue
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Burr Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(630) 634-8401 1333 Burr Ridge Parkway
Suite 200
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
After 8 years defending employers with a respected Chicago defense firm, Arik started Hetue Law, P.C. with a mission of helping people navigate the legal issues surrounding starting and growing their businesses as an outside general counsel, and protecting their finances and families via proper estate planning.

Arik is a skilled business law attorney, with experience in risk management, HR planning, business entity formation, corporate dispute resolution, technology planning, technology licensing agreements, and has enjoyed outside general counsel status to a variety of small businesses and technology start ups. He is also an experienced estate planning attorney,...
Aaron Rifkind
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chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(312) 725-4229 20 W Hubbard St
Fl 3
chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Washington University in St. Louis
Aaron Rifkind is an Illinois and Wisconsin licensed attorney, as well as admitted to the Trial Bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He focuses his practice to primarily breach of contract matters related to business, construction, and partnership disputes.
Frederick A. Lurie
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(312) 553-0550 123 North Wacker Drive
Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Jeffrey M. Cisowski
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

I am an attorney licensed in the State of Illinois and the federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois. At The Collins Law Firm, I'm fortunate to be guided by, and work under, some extraordinary lawyers... Read More »
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Jinah Hong
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyIllinois
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Richard Hellerman
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(855) 444-6810 222 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Business, Employment and Probate
Emory University School of Law
Aggressive, pragmatic, energetic, zealous representation of clients' interests, both in court and out of court, is a succinct summary of my experience and what I bring to the representation of all my clients.

My trial experience and ability is my biggest professional strength. I have been fortunate to try scores of cases, before judges and juries, representing multinational corporations, family owned businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters. I have particular expertise and experience in prosecuting and defending emergent litigation matters such as temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
Celiza Braganca
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(847) 906-3460 230 South Clark Street, Suite 262
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
University of Chicago
Lisa Bragança has decades of experience as a financial and securities litigator. Lisa served as a Branch Chief in the Division of Enforcement of the Chicago Office of the Securities & Exchange Commission, where she handled investigations of accounting fraud, Ponzi schemes, insider trading, churning, and unsuitability. While at the SEC, Lisa collaborated with the federal criminal prosecutors in securities fraud investigations at major corporations.

Lisa has recovered millions of dollars for clients including recoveries for investors and insurance policyholders. Lisa has successfully represented corporate officers and directors in SEC investigations and related litigation.

Lisa  is a trial...
Lindsey Markus
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(312) 855-6417 30 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60606
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Lindsey Paige Markus assists business owners and families plan their estates, protect assets, transfer wealth, and minimize taxation. Lindsey works closely with clients to formulate succession plans, advise on business formation, wealth preservation and gift and estate taxation. A Principal at the law firm of Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. since 2006, Lindsey received her J.D. degree from Loyola University of Chicago. Lindsey was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2006 and the Florida Bar in 2007. Founded in 1987, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. has over sixty attorneys who concentrate in a variety of areas which include estate planning,...
Raymond Barbosa
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(312) 223-9885 123 W. Madison St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602
Business, Immigration, Real Estate and Tax
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
I have a law and graduate law degree (Taxation) from New York University School of Law, an M.B.A. (finance) from New York University Stern School of Business, and a B.S. degree (accounting) from Fordham University. I am admitted to practice in New York and in Illinois. I am also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court,the Federal District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern District of Illinois; and in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. I am a member of the Hispanic Bar Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association,...
Douglas B. Harper
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(312) 214-2454 Two Prudential Plaza
180 N. Stetson Avenue, Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601-6769
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Civil Rights and Employment
New York University School of Law
I've been a trial lawyer for over 30 years. I graduated from Yale and NYU Law School, and my legal career began as a criminal prosecutor in New York City. Then I moved to Chicago and became a partner with a mid-sized litigation firm for 10 years, receiving litigation training from some of the best trial lawyers in the city. I opened my current law office in Chicago in 1998. In addition to practicing law full time, I've also been teaching trial skills to practicing lawyers every year since 1994 as a faculty member with The National Institute for Trial...
Ryan Zeller
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(312) 789-5676 120 N. LaSalle
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, IP and Legal Malpractice
DePaul College of Law
Zeller law is an innovative business law firm providing professional, efficient, and affordable legal representation to small businesses, start-ups, professionals, and entrepreneurs throughout Illinois. Our Chicago lawyers practice in the areas of civil and business litigation, corporate and business law, contract law, estate planning, and trademark law.
Robert Fakhouri
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(312) 999-9990 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Civil Rights, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Mr. Fakhouri is a personal injury trial lawyer and the President of The Fakhouri Firm, which is based in downtown Chicago. If you require the services of a highly skilled personal injury trial lawyer in Chicago, contact The Fakhouri Firm at (312) 471-8873 or to reach Robert directly at (312) 999-9990.
James Gregory Lascola
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 20 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.
Erin Casper Borissov
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Administrative and Energy
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Ms. Borissov represents energy and communications companies, water and sewer utilities, cooperatives, and small businesses in a variety of practice areas including regulatory law, cooperative law, corporate governance, labor and employment matters, commercial transactions, real estate matters, and corporate compliance. Ms. Borissov began her legal career as an Associate with the firm in 2007 and represented electric, gas, and telecommunications clients before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission in territory and interconnection disputes, general investigations, fuel cost adjustment proceedings, financing petitions, and rate cases. She also represented clients in commercial contract negotiations, labor and employment matters, real estate transactions, easement acquisitions,...
Steven G. Pietrick
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(312) 269-2811 200 East Randolph Street
24th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Asbestos and Construction
Licensed attorney in Illinois since 1984 with an active civil litigation practice relating to complex injuries, premises liability, insurance coverage, construction claims, scaffold, crane and work platform matters, commercial litigation, intellectual property and other legal concerns. Past Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association's Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council. Past Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association's Standing Committee on Professional Conduct. Recipient of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation's Distinguished Service Award. Frequent lecturer and author.
Misty J. Cygan
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 11 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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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.

A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.

Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.

While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.


Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.

Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.