Plainfield, Illinois Business Lawyers

Jinah Hong
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

Jinah focuses her practice in commercial transactions, commercial litigation, banking and finance, where she represents lenders, manufacturing companies, developers, and businesses. Jinah has experience assisting... Read More »
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John F. Kinney
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience

John F. Kinney is an attorney at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse. Mr. Kinney's practice areas include Real Estate Law, Business Law, Personal Injury, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, General Civil, and Litigation. He... Read More »
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David J. Winthers
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Free Consultation! Experienced Business Law Advocacy! Practical Legal Solutions!

For over 35 years, I have provided exceptional advocacy for a wide variety of business law matters. I work tirelessly to protect your business interests! Visit my website for information, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Shawn M. Collins
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience

An outstanding trial attorney, Shawn Collins is at his best in a courtroom. Shawn has extensive experience handling “high stakes” litigation in environmental contamination, toxic tort, personal injury, and commercial... Read More »
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Brian C. Papo
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Plainfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(815) 436-9410 15124 South Route 59
Plainfield, IL 60544
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Jerry Fogelman
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Plainfield, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 685-3538 13122 Merganser Ct
Plainfield, IL 60585
Business, Insurance Claims, Landlord Tenant and Medical Malpractice
Wilton Person
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Plainfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(815) 254-2467 24330 Leski Lane
Plainfield, IL 60585
Business, Entertainment & Sports, Landlord Tenant and Trademarks
Plainfield, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 254-9050 530 W Lockport Rd
Plainfield, IL 60544
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Wendy M. Musielak
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Oswego, IL Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 518-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Business, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Wendy M. Musielak attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where she graduated with highest honors with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2003. Wendy is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Wendy concentrates her legal practice in family law matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony and spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals and complex litigation. Prior to being a partner with Andrew Cores Family Law Group, Wendy was a Staff Attorney for the...
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Romeoville, IL Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, DePaul University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 25 years in the areas of business law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years....
Andrew P. Cores
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Oswego, IL Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 528-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Business, Divorce and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Andrew P. Cores is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Andrew earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Northwestern University School of Law in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Andrew concentrates his family law practice in divorce, alimony and spousal support, child support, collaborative law, custody, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals, complex litigation, federal trial practice, state appellate practice, state trial practice, business law and mediation. Andrew has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2012. He is a member of the DuPage County...
Jennifer K. Kearney
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Lockport, IL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(815) 838-1000 200 W. 11th Street
Suite 2SW
Lockport, IL 60441
Business, DUI, Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Joseph Paul Giamanco
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Bolingbrook, IL Business Law Attorney
(630) 635-5555 340 Quadrangle Dr
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Ahmad Sulaiman
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Lombard, IL Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(312) 313-1613 2500 South Highland Ave
Suite 200
Lombard, IL 60148
Business and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Atlas Consumer Law is a Debtor's Rights Law Firm with a primary focus on foreclosure litigation defense, consumer bankruptcy and loan workout agreements. The Firm is dedicated to defending borrowers against Lenders and Collection Companies. The Firm has become the industry standard for an effective, results oriented foreclosure defense law firm.
Julia Williams
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience

University of Maine School of LawIllinois and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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Edward X. Clinton, Sr.
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 66 years experience

The John Marshall Law School7th Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, U.S. Supreme Court and Illinois
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Cynthia Pietrucha
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Downers Grove, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 344-6370 2001 Butterfield Road
Suite 105
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and Employment
Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
For all of your employment challenges, contact our firm at (630) 344-6370

My focus: Severance Agreements and Unemployment Benefits for Terminated Employees.

I have successfully collected settlements on behalf of employees who believe they have valid legal disputes. Whether you are in the midst of a dispute or you would like to prevent future litigation, lawyers at Pietrucha Law Firm, LLC, can act as your guide and representative to ensure the protection of your rights and your future.

Ian Holzhauer
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(630) 355-8100 222 S Mill St
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Ian was raised in Naperville from birth until graduation from Naperville North High School in 2001. He received a full academic scholarship from the University of Florida, where he graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in History, summa cum laude. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2007. He is a member of the Order of the Coif, having graduated in the top 4% of his class at Georgetown.

After being admitted to the Illinois bar, Ian served as a uniformed attorney in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (J.A.G.) Corps from 2007 until 2014....
Robert M Motta
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Aurora, IL Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(630) 844-2766 1700 N. Farnsworth Ave
Suite 12
Aurora, IL 60505
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.
Philip Fornaro
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Hinsdale, IL Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(708) 639-4320 23 Lincoln Street
Unit 101
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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,...
Kevin G. Drendel
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Batavia, IL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn Street
Batavia, IL 60510
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Municipal and Probate
Northern Illinois University
Kevin G. Drendel Cornell College, cum laude, and a 1991 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude. While at Northern Illinois University, he was a member of the Law Review, and published an article in the University’s scholarly (NIU Law Review 73, 1990). He also received the West Publishing Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. He is admitted to practice in front of all Illinois State Courts and the U.S. District Court, the Northern District of Illinois. Kevin is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Association. He was a...
David Rolewick
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(630) 653-1577 1776 S Naperville Rd
Suite 104 A
Wheaton, IL 60187
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
David F. Rolewick graduated from Loyola University School of Law in 1971. He worked as a clerk to Illinois Supreme Court Justice Daniel Ward, then as Assistant Director of the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts. He has been in private practice since 1979.

He has served in numerous positions in the Illinois State Bar Association and has served as Chairman of the Hearing Board, Review Board and Vice Chair of Commission for Attorney Registration and Discipline of the Illinois Supreme Court. In 2001, he was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as Chairman of the Special Supreme Court Committee...
Denice Gierach
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(630) 756-1160 1776 Legacy Circle
Suite 104
Naperville, IL 60563
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Probate
Illinois Institute of Technology
Denice A. Gierach is a business lawyer with almost 30 years of experience representing business owners in the formation, franchising, and dissolution of businesses; representing employers in matters of employment and age discrimination in the workplace; and aiding individuals in matters of advanced estate planning, charitable giving, Medicare and Medicaid, and Social Security. As a Certified Public Accountant with a Master's degree in Management, Ms. Gierach also practices in the areas of Income Taxation, Federal Estate Taxation, and varied Real Estate Law, including commercial real estate. Ms. Gierach began her career in accounting working...
Mr. James J. Laraia
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(630) 690-6800 1761 S. Naperville Road
Suite 203
Wheaton, IL 60189
Business, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Northern Illinois University
James J. Laraia is an energetic, well-rounded attorney with knowledge and experience in family law, civil, and criminal matters. He routinely practices in DuPage, Kane, Will, DeKalb, and Kendall counties. After obtaining his B.A. from Illinois Benedictine College in 1997, Mr. Laraia went on to earn his Juris Doctor Degree from Northern Illinois University in 2001. He served as an Assistant State's Attorney and then went into private practice in 2003.

Mr. Laraia focuses his practice in family law and civil litigation and has experience handling matrimonial law, child custody and child support issues, post-decree petitions, adoptions, and parentage cases. He...
Edward John Manzke
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Environmental, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Illinois College of Law
A gifted personal injury lawyer, Ed excels in understanding the facts and law concerning how a client was injured, and in developing a legal strategy to win just compensation. He is passionate about representing injured people who are at a low point in their lives and need legal help. A lawyer since 1992, Ed has won numerous verdicts and favorable settlements for his clients. In the past fifteen years, he has recovered over $100 million dollars. He has represented clients in the Illinois Supreme Court, the Illinois Appellate Court, Illinois state courts and federal courts throughout the country.

Ed has...
Jennifer Friedland
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Lisle, IL Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(630) 434-0400 1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 500
Lisle, IL 60532
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...
Patrick D. Austermuehle
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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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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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Jinah Hong
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Environmental and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Jinah focuses her practice in commercial transactions, commercial litigation, banking and finance, where she represents lenders, manufacturing companies, developers, and businesses. Jinah has experience assisting clients in complicated commercial lending transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial leasing, and general contract drafting and negotiations. Her practice also focuses on counseling businesses in everyday business matters, as well as representing clients in breach of contract and shareholder disputes.

Jinah received her juris doctor from the Chicago-Kent College of the Law, where she received a business law certificate and dean’s list honors. She was an associate editor for the Journal of International and Comparative Law...
James Gregory Lascola
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Orland Park, IL Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(312) 554-5585 9447 West 144th Place
Orland Park, IL 60462
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.
Shawn M. Collins
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Environmental, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Chicago
An outstanding trial attorney, Shawn Collins is at his best in a courtroom. Shawn has extensive experience handling “high stakes” litigation in environmental contamination, toxic tort, personal injury, and commercial cases. In addition to acquiring clean water and contamination free homes for thousands of families, Shawn has recovered over a $100 million on behalf of clients, including: including $8.5 million for the family of a firefighter killed in a motor vehicle accident; $16.9 million for families with groundwater contamination; $8.19 million for a town with vapor and groundwater contamination; $7.2 million for a plaintiff who contracted cancer after exposure to...
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,...
Bill Boznos
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(630) 375-1958 1700 Park Street
Suite 203
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Estate Planning
John Marshall Law School
William P. Boznos is the founding attorney of Boznos Law. He brings a unique 360 degree perspective to its advice and advocacy. He has served as in house senior counsel for a Fortune 500 Company for over a decade. In addition, he has served as Director of Human Resources and Vice President of Human Resources for both privately held and large publicly held companies for years, including Harrah’s Casinos, the largest gaming operation in the world. This unique background gave him an unprecedented access to company CEO’s, human resources departments, and the corporate insight you need. He has represented both...
Daniel J. Kollias
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(630) 407-1200 400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Notre Dame Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Daniel J. Kollias' combination of experience in the real world and in the courtroom sets him apart from other attorneys. He represents clients with the goal of finding practical solutions to complex problems. Prior to starting his firm, Dan successfully owned and managed a restaurant and bar in Elmhurst for a few years before returning to the practice of law. He understands business from the perspectives of both the entrepreneur and the advocate.

Dan is at home both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Dan gained extensive in-court experience as a prosecutor in the...
Charles G. Wentworth
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Glen Ellyn, IL Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(630) 469-7100 536 Crescent Blvd. Suite 200
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Employment and Estate Planning
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Charles is a shareholder at The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C. in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he practices business, property, and appellate litigation. After graduating from the SJ Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, he clerked for Chief Justice John Broderick of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He was then a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago before opening his own practice. He recently joined Richard Lofgren to form The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C., The Entrepreneur's Legal Resource. Charles' experience as an officer and director of multiple closely-held companies...
Brian J. Banahan
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(630) 868-3910 330 S. Naperville Road
Suite 210
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Business, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Brian J. Banahan has been practicing law in DuPage, Kane and Cook County Illinois for 18 years. He began his legal career and learned his way around the courtroom in 1997 as a full time 711 prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. From there, Mr. Banahan moved to serve as chief legal counsel and Deputy Public Administrator for DuPage County for 17 years. In that job, Mr. Banahan managed, administered, litigated, settled, and closed hundreds of decedent’s estates and an extensive number of related legal matters in nearly every area of the law. In the process, he has...
Kathryn C Rolewick
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(630) 653-1577 1776 S Naperville Road
Suite 104A
Wheaton, IL 60189
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Kathryn C. Rolewick was admitted to practice law by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2013. She had worked as a Trust Administrative Officer for U.S. Trust, Bank of America, N.A. since graduating from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2013. She joined Rolewick & Gutzke, P.C., the firm founded by her father, David Rolewick, in 2016. Kathryn's areas of practice include estate planning, wealth management, probate estates, contracts, and general corporate and business structures.

Rolewick attended Boston College where she graduated cum laude from the Honors Program in 2004. She is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the...
Dale Bruckner
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(630) 665-1900 221 E Illinois St
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Landlord Tenant and Nursing Home
Dale Bruckner has been a partner in the firm for more than 25 years. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and is also admitted to the Bar for the State of Wisconsin on May 7, 2002. Background and Education: Mr. Bruckner earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1974. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kentucky – College of Law in 1977. He was licensed to practice law in Illinois in 1977 and has been licensed to practice law continuously since...
James V. DiTommaso
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

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... 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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Denise Erlich
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(630) 538-5331 One Lincoln Centre
18W140 Butterfield Road, Suite 1500
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Erlich Law Office, LLC provides legal services for individuals facing personal issues such as family law matters and domestic relations litigation, including divorce, child support, child custody and visitation, paternity, spousal support, co-parenting and post-decree modifications. Erlich Law Office also represents individuals and businesses in civil litigation matters, ranging from contract disputes to tort claims. At Erlich Law Office, LLC, your case will receive the same high level of personal attention from day one through resolution: 1) Your case will not be passed off to an inexperienced associate or paralegal, like most firms do; ...
David B. Sosin
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Orland Park, IL Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(708) 448-8141 9501 W. 144th Place
Suite 205
Orland Park, IL 60462
Business, Estate Planning, Municipal and Real Estate
Northwestern University
Mr. Sosin is a Partner in the firm Sosin, Arnold & Schoenbeck Ltd. A 1972 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law, he has a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Illinois. David Sosin has served as Village Attorney for the Village of Crestwood, Illinois for over a decade, and practices in all areas of auto dealership representation, real estate law, and zoning law. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

David Sosin was elected to the Illinois State Bar Association's College of Laureates in 2011, joining a select group of...
John Dirk Gutzke
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(630) 653-1577 1776 South Naperville Road
Suite 104 A
Wheaton, IL 60189
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Robert L. Dawidiuk
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Environmental and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
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 estate litigation and transactions. Rob also serves as special counsel for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Rob is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, Northern District of Illinois, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also litigated in the federal and state courts of Virginia, Texas, California, Indiana and Wisconsin. Rob's representative clients include:...
Richard Lofgren
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Glen Ellyn, IL Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
536 Crescent Blvd., Suite 200
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and IP
The John Marshall Law School
Over twenty eight years of legal experience working with businesses on the issues they face daily during their business cycles. I act in the capacity of an outside general counsel assisting business owners to make smarter decisions, build stronger relationships and make and save money. I stress the importance of recognizing that correct legal answers alone do not necessarily translate into the correct best business decisions. I represent all types of businesses in every stage of their business cycles from start up through eventual sale. Specialties: The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialities in the...
Brent E. Ohlmann
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(630) 355-8008 1730 Park St
#210
Naperville, IL 60563
Business, Communications, IP and Trademarks
Northern Illinois University
Kathleen Currie Chavez
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Geneva, IL Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(630) 232-7450 10 West State Street, Suite 200
Geneva, IL 60134
Business, Antitrust, Consumer and Employment
Northwestern University School of Law
Kathleen C. Chavez, founding partner of Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O’Neil, LLC, earned her Juris Doctor degree in 1998 from Northwestern University School of Law. Chavez is a nationally recognized civil litigator with a reputation for obtaining exceptional results in challenging cases. She is a results-driven, highly focused “problem-solver” with an unmatched ability to strategically frame critical issues, develop innovative solutions and negotiate outstanding results for her clients. She is admitted to practice law in California, Illinois and Washington D.C., as well as various federal courts, the Federal Trial Bar and the United States Federal Court of Claims.
John A. Sopuch III
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(630) 527-1595 1770 Park St
#200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Pepperdine University School of Law
John A. Sopuch III, a trial lawyer with a history of winning some of the nation’s biggest verdicts, has joined The Collins Law Firm as Of Counsel.

In 2002, the National Law Journal recognized John’s nearly $43 million verdict (in Miami Cigar v. UST, et al., a business fraud case) as among the top 100 verdicts in the nation that year. In 2004, John did it again, with his $30 million verdict in a breach of contract case, Basic Capital Management Inc. v. Dynex Commercial, Inc.

Hailing from St. Louis, MO, John was born on March 21, 1965. Attending prep school at...
Fred H. Dickson
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Aurora, IL Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(630) 897-8840 2000 W. Galena Blvd., Suite 209
Aurora, IL 60506
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Fred is a fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel, an honor bestowed upon very few attorneys. He focuses in the areas of estate and tax planning, trust, estate and probate administration, and business structuring and counseling. Fred enjoys helping people accomplish their personal goals. He has an extensive background assisting clients in the transfer of small businesses and farms during their lifetime or at death while minimizing taxes and expenses. Many of his estate plans are sophisticated and involve using wills, trusts, limited liability companies, family limited partnerships and other closely held entities. He has...
Harry C Bradley
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Naperville, IL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(312) 590-1944 4320 Winfield Rd #200
Cornerstone at Cantera
Naperville, IL 60555
Free ConsultationBusiness and Consumer
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Since 2003, Harry Bradley has been helping clients find effective solutions to legal issues both in and out of the courtroom. He began his career as a litigator in Indiana and Illinois courtrooms, having presented over 25 cases to jury, but now also frequently recommends alternative dispute resolution when this represents the most efficient means of resolving a client's dispute. Harry is admitted to practice before the Supreme Courts of Illinois and Indiana, as well as the federal district courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He has also presented difficult cases...
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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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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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.