Oak Park, Illinois Business Lawyers

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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Jordan Carl Olejniczak
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer

Northern Illinois UniversityIllinois
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Jeffrey M. Cisowski
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

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I am an attorney licensed in the State of Illinois and the federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois. My practice focuses on banking and commercial matters, where I represent clients in: Litigation:... Read More »
Peter S. Lubin
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Free Consultation! Experienced, Exceptional Illinois Business Law Attorney!

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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...
Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(312) 996-8237 218 N Oak Park Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
Business
Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer
137 N Oak Park Ave
Oak Park, IL 60301
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer
(708) 848-6066 1011 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60301
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Oak Park, IL Business Law Attorney
(708) 848-6066 1011 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60301
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Oak Park, IL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(312) 660-7600 1126 N Kenilworth Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
Business and Antitrust
Univ of Chicago Law School
Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer
410 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60302
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer
(708) 386-8700 1111 South Blvd
Oak Park, IL 60302
Business and Real Estate
Oak Park, IL Business Law Attorney
(708) 386-8030 1100 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60301
Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer
(708) 524-0999 7120 Roosevelt Rd
Oak Park, IL 60304
Business
Richard A. Greenswag
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer

University of IowaIllinois
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John A. Sopuch III
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

Pepperdine University School of LawIllinois, Texas and Hawaii
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Oak Park, IL Business Law Attorney
(708) 383-6763 151 N Harvey Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
Business and Bankruptcy
Oak Park, IL Business Law Attorney
(708) 386-9510 1011 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60301
Business and Bankruptcy
Demitrus Thomas Evans
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Westchester, IL Business Law Attorney with 21 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...
Yan Zong
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Westchester, IL Business Law Attorney
(708) 531-1740 10330 W. Roosevelt Road, Suite 204
Westchester, IL 60154
Business, Antitrust and IP
DePaul College of Law
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
Call now or visit our website to get your FREE Inventor’s Guide to Patents book and consultation!

Live to your purpose! Protect and bring to market your visionary idea!

Our firm's sole focus is patents. When you specialize you serve your customers the best. Trusted nationwide by scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs, investors, and more!

It is a common misconception that inventors and business people have, that as soon as an invention is granted a Patent from the USPTO, that interested tech companies will come knocking at the door looking to license your invention or buy the technology.

Or, that magically there will be a massive...
Peter M. LaSorsa
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(312) 505-5038 55 E Monroe St
#3800
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...
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.
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...
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....
Robert L. Dawidiuk
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience

Rob is a Partner at The Collins Law Firm, chairing its Banking & Financial Department. Rob focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and corporate clients in commercial banking and real... 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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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,...
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
George S. Bellas
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Free ConsultationPark Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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 Top 100 Defense Lawyers in Illinois;
- recipient of the highest award from the American Trial Lawyers;
- lectures extensively on the use of technology in litigation; and
- nationally recognized as a leader in e-discovery.
Geo has handled numerous complex business disputes utilizing technology to assist...
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. ...
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.
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'...
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...
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.
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.)....
Wendy D. Calvert
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 20 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...
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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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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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,...
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...
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,...
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
Vincent Anthony Incopero
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(630) 299-7600 381 N York Street
Suite 18
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
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 matches the clients passion and strategic objectives. REAL Law Group, P.C. believes that a real estate transaction, whether it is your first home or commercial property, requires a team approach that emphasizes technical legal skills and communication. REAL Law Group, P.C. has extensive experience advising home buyers and sellers, real estate developers, brokers, investors, lenders and condominium associations in all facets of their real estate and business needs. REAL Law Group,...
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.
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.
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
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
Haytham Faraj
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(312) 635-0800 105 West Adams St.
Suite 2150
Chicago, IL 60603
Business, Criminal, Military and Personal Injury
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College and American University Washington College of Law
Attorney Faraj is experienced in criminal defense, military law, personal injury, and business litigation. He is recognized nationally as a trial attorney, who has represented clients before state, military and federal courts. Mr. Faraj first began defending Armed Forces members in the United States Marine Corps. Since then he has began a private practice that focuses on defending service-members as a civilian attorney. If you need assistance with a legal matter, Attorney Faraj is diligent, decorated, and devoted to his clients.
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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Kenneth A. Abraham
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience

KENNETH A. ABRAHAM, RETIRED JUDGE Following 15 years of service as a judge, Ken has joined DiTommaso as a litigation consultant and a dispute resolution specialist heading DiTommaso's arbitration and mediation practices.... Read More »
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