Cicero, Illinois Business Lawyers

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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Daniel J. Voelker
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Free Consultation! Highly Effective Business Attorney! Skilled Representation!

I provide exceptional legal counsel and representation for a vast array of business law matters. I aggressively advocate for my clients! Visit my website to see reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez
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Experienced & Trusted Business Law Attorney! Skilled Counsel & Advocacy!

I am a successful and trusted business lawyer. I am committed to protecting the interests of my clients and achieving the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for reviews and results, and call for a consultation. 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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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
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...
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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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.
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, the firm’s principal attorney, focuses his practice on IP securitization, IP/IT transactions, commercial and IP enforcement, and computer tort investigations. Adam has represented tech startups, film producers, software companies, national shipping lines, marketing firms, landlords, IT distributors, and consultants in defense, and pursuit, of commercial actions. 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 represented clients in pre-suit discovery actions and subsequent lawsuits involving defamation and various invasions of privacy in...
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.
Jennifer Friedland
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(312) 345-1955 221 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2050
Chicago, IL 60601
Business and Appeals
Tulane University School of Law
Jennifer is a Partner who focuses her practice in commercial and business litigation and appellate practice. She has successfully tried both bench and jury trials. Jennifer has also written and argued appeals before the Appellate Courts of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She is currently the Chair of the Appellate Law Committee of the DuPage County Bar Association. Jennifer is a Kentucky native and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2001. In 2006, she graduated from Tulane University Law School. While in law school, she earned an Environmental Law Certificate and was...
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,...
Kenneth A. Abraham
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DePaul University and University of Illinois College of LawIllinois
Dr. Maudia Norman Washingon
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

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... Read More »
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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...
Cameron Ross Monti
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 14 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...
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.
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 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...
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,...
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....
Justin Christopher Strane
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(312) 391-7788 53 W. Jackson Blvd.
Ste. 1760
Chicago, IL 60604
Business and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
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...
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,...
George S. Bellas
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Experienced & Dedicated Business Attorney! Exceptional Legal Representation!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable business law attorney. I will work tirelessly to advocate for your interests in business law matters! Visit my website for case results and client reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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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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T. J. Jesky
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer
(312) 894-0130 200 West Madison
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury, Real Estate and Securities
T. J. Jesky was born in Chicago and lived both upstate and downstate in Illinois most of his life. In 1973, he began his corporate career working for a Fortune 500 Company that was acquired by a Fortune 50 Company. He spent 23-years working for the International Fortune 50 Company and eventually became Division Manager. His responsibilities included commercialization of products, negotiating and writing multi-million contracts with suppliers and customers, working with government agencies and he was instrumental in achieving changes in State and Federal laws for the benefit of the pharmaceutical industry. He is fluent...
Wendy D. Calvert
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(312) 523-2057 161 N Clark, Suite 4700
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin - Madison
BUSINESS ADVISOR AND REAL ESTATE CONSULTANT:

Small boutique firm working to assist entrepreneurs, business start ups,
property investors, new home buyers, and distressed owners

- Business Advisor and Real Estate Consultant:

Small boutique firm working to assist entrepreneurs, business start ups,
property investors, new home buyers, and distressed owners

Wendy Calvert began her career as a corporate attorney with a focus on complex commercial litigation, primarily in the fields of construction, property and casualty, and contractor liability. Through this experience, Wendy has managed and successfully litigated cases in Illinois and Wisconsin.

In 2004, Wendy relocated...
Angel M. Traub
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Arlington Heights, IL Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(847) 749-4182 1114 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 22
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Business, Criminal, DUI and Juvenile
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
Angel M. Traub is a civil litigation attorney & principal owner of A. Traub & Assoc.. She graduated in 98 from NIU with her B.A. & was awarded the Outstanding Woman Student Award & Outstanding Communication Major Award in 98. Angel graduated from The John Marshall Law School with a J.D. In 01 where She was selected as a John Marshall Distinguished Scholar & was a member of the Order of John Marshall, Honorary Scholarship Society. She was admitted to practice in the State of Illinois & the Northern District of Illinois in 2001. Angel is trained & certified...
Mike Drabant
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LaGrange, IL Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
LaGrange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Estate Planning and Probate
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Jonathan David Herpy Sr.
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 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...
Peter S. Lubin
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationBusiness, 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...
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...
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
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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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. ...
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
Peter S. Lubin
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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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Patrick D. Austermuehle
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Free Consultation! Call for an Experienced & Skilled Business Law Attorney!

I am a dedicated and thorough business law attorney. I work diligently and tirelessly to protect the rights and interests of my business law clients! Visit my website to see testimonials and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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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.
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...
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...
James Oberholtzer
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(312) 765-7484 211 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Securities and Tax
DePaul College of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
James Oberholtzer has provided legal services to clients for over 35 years. He has provided legal representation to: Families. Estate planning, family wealth planning, wills and trusts, taxation of wills and trusts, guardianship and conservatorships, creation and administration of trusts, and probate of estates. Entrepreneurs. Closely held companies, family partnerships and individual entrepreneurs in formation and finance of enterprises, acquisitions and joint ventures, strategic planning and executive compensation, entity governance, integration of tax, legal and business objectives, protection of intellectual property and selection and supervision of local counsel. Senior Housing. Senior housing owners and operators...
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...
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.
Michael L. Schultz
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Insurance Claims
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
MIKE SCHULTZ concentrates his practice on representing commercial and residential policyholders in high risk, high value disputes over insurance claims and claim handling. He frequently litigates large property damage cases involving claims of breach of the insurance agreements and bad faith by insurance companies, as well as claims against third parties for personal injuries and property damage. Mike also has litigated extensively in the areas of employment law, civil rights, toxic torts, unincorporated associations, and general contract disputes. He routinely handles employment related disputes, representing both businesses and employees. Mike lectures frequently on insurance litigation matters and federal...
Alex Kosyla
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(773) 437-0489 1655 S Blue Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and Landlord Tenant
The John Marshall Law School
Alex Kosyla has lived in Chicago his entire life and looks forward to serving future generations of Chicagoans. Alex is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School, Carthage College, and Von Steuben Metropolitan High School. Alex has demonstrated his commitment to serving his clients while working for the John Marshall Fair Housing Legal Clinic, and has maintained that attitude in his own practice. Alex believes that his clients are more than just a commodity and will do whatever it takes to treat his client as if they were his own family. Alex has gained significant experience and is sincerely...
Edward X. Clinton, Sr.
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 66 years experience
(312) 357-1515 111 W Washington St, #1437
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims and Legal Malpractice
The John Marshall Law School
Charles Mudd
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(773) 588-5410 3114 West Irving Park Road
Suite 1W
Chicago, IL 60618
Business, Communications, IP and Securities
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Charles Lee Mudd Jr. is the founder and partner of Mudd Law, located in Chicago, Illinois and Park City, Utah. He focuses his practice on a wide range of business legal issues, including transactional and litigation matters involving intellectual property, Internet law and emerging technology. Mr. Mudd and his firm serve a diverse group of clients, including local, national and international individuals and businesses. Mr. Mudd received a B.A. in philosophy and a Master of Arts in political science from Purdue University and then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Quinnipiac University School of Law. After...
Jasmina de la Torre
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience

In the over seventeen year span of her legal career, Jasmina has tackled a broad range of litigation categories, from high-profile constitutional challenges to business disputes involving closely-held entities. She is... Read More »
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Makedonka Baloski
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience

Makedonka Baloski earned a B.A. from Indiana University in 1996 with a double major in History and Anthropology with a concentration in Eastern European studies. In 2000, she received a J.D. from Valparaiso University... 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.