Schaumburg, Illinois Business Lawyers

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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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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Jordan Carl Olejniczak
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer

Northern Illinois UniversityIllinois
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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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Manish C. Bhatia
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Schaumburg, IL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(773) 991-8423 10 N. Martingale Road
Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business and Estate Planning
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Manish C. Bhatia has focused his education and practice on Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning since the first year of law school. He has also added Asset Protection, Elder Law and Nonprofit Organizations/ Charitable Giving to his fields of practice. Manish is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Asian American Bar Association of Chicago and the Indian American Bar Association. To arrange an initial meeting, please visit www.mcb-law.com/contact. Several convenient locations are available to meet, including locations in Chicago, Schaumburg, Northbrook, Deerfield, Niles and other suburbs.
Nick Bathas
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Schaumburg, IL Business Law Attorney
10 N. Martingale Road
Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business, Appeals, Securities and Tax
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Schaumburg, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 995-8040 2227 Hammond Dr
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business and Real Estate
Schaumburg, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 517-2600 1111 Plaza Dr
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business and Real Estate
Schaumburg, IL Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 397-9793 1821 Walden Office Square
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business
University of Illinois College of Law
Schaumburg, IL Business Law Lawyer
(312) 245-7500 1475 E Woodfield Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business and Immigration
Nirav S Patel
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Bloomingdale, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(312) 473-5085 121 Fairfield Way
Suite 106C
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Municipal, Real Estate and Social Security Disability
University of Illinois College of Law
Welcome to the Law Office of Nirav S. Patel, P.C. We pride ourselves on being a different type of law firm; the kind of firm that focuses on the needs of its clients and understands their bottom line. We incorporate creative problem solving in order to achieve your goals. Our mission is to provide excellent legal services to each and every one of our clients. We are constantly in the pursuit of perfection while representing our clients. Each of you can expect highly personal service with regular interaction with an attorney.
Susan Dawson
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Susan L. Dawson earned her juris doctorate at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2000 with a concentration in corporate/business law and taxation. Licensed in Illinois since 2000, Susan has spent her entire career representing businesses, business owners, entrepreneurs and employees. She has a wide range of experience working with clients on local, national and international levels. Susan delivers a commitment to service which surpasses client's expectations, promptly meeting tight deadlines and quickly responding to pressing matters as they arise. Susan is equally involved in the community, dedicating significant time and effort to supporting numerous not-for profit...
Mildred Palmer
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
University of Florida
Mildred ("Millie") V. Palmer graduated Cum Laude from University of Flordia's College of Law in 1990 with a concentration in taxation and estate planning. After graduation she went to work for Ernst and Young as a tax attorney in the Special Services Group while taking LLM classes at Chicago Kent. In 1992 she moved from Ernst and Young to Gardner Carton and Douglas where she practiced tax law. As a tax attorney attached to a large firm, Millie saw a wide variety of work in the area of taxation, charitable giving, corporate work and estate planning. During this time, she...
Matthew Adam Wood
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 307-5942 3701 Algonquin Road, Suite 450
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationBusiness
University of Notre Dame
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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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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Charles Todd Newland
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(847) 797-9300 3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 990
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Brian Lohse
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Des Plaines, IL Business Law Lawyer
(708) 667-6000 2454 E Dempster
Suite 301
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Free ConsultationBusiness, Energy and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Real Estate Closing Attorney: For as little as $195 for Sellers and $450 for Buyers, Attorney Brian Lohse will represent and advocate for you from day 1 until the property closes and the keys are handed over.

Attorney Lohse prides himself on offering personal and friendly service. He will ensure that you stay informed and up-to-date by returning phone calls and emails often within hours.

I understand that many people shop for homes on the weekend. Generally, I can provide assistance on the weekends if you need help. If you have a question or would like to forward a contract...
Mr Robert J Ross
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Inverness, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 358-5757 1622 W Colonial Parkway
Suite 201
Inverness, IL 60067
Business and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law
Bob Ross has practiced in Illinois in areas of wills and trusts, business law, acquisitions, succession planning and related commercial real estate matters since 1980.
Philip Prorok
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 390
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Business, Employment, IP and Landlord Tenant
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Philip A. Prorok earned his Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2010, with a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law. Philip previously worked as a law clerk for Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, learning the ins and outs of WPD’s various practice areas. He spent last summer working in the Cook County Assessor’s Office, dealing with property tax assessment matters and other issues affecting the running of that governmental office. Philip graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2007, with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. He has passed the United States Patent and Trademark Registration Examination and is...
Michael D. Hovde Jr
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Bloomingdale, IL Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(630) 894-8500 107 Third St
Ste 3
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Kenneth C. Apicella
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(312) 445-0542 233 S. Wacker Drive
84th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Business, Employment, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Michael J Rada
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(224) 655-5200 840 S. Northwest Hwy, Ste 102
Barrington, IL 60010
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Michael Rada is the owner and sole practitioner in the Law Offices of Michael Rada, LLC located in Barrington, Illinois. Michael’s practice serves clients with matters in estate planning, probate, elder law and business law. Michael has served clients ranging from mid-sized companies to individuals.

Knowing that the law is not a “one size fits all” proposition, Michael applies his wealth of experience dealing with people and complex problems in finding the right solution for each individual client. He believes that listening to the client and fully understanding the desired outcome is an essential part of the legal process. In addition,...
Theodore G. Karavidas
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(847) 381-4797 102 N Cook St
Barrington, IL 60010
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Robert L. Herst
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Long Grove, IL Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(847) 383-5024 5915 RFD
Long Grove, IL 60047
Business
Loyola University Chicago
I provide business counsel services, including legal advice on commercial contracts and guidance on corporate compliance programs.
Blake Austin Culver
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(847) 382-2900 18-2 E Dundee Rd
#100
Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Richard A. Greenswag
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer

University of IowaIllinois
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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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Mr Michael D Gerstein
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Des Plaines, IL Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(847) 296-8818 800 Lee Street
Suite 3
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Business, Criminal, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Mr. Gerstein concentrates his law practice in the areas of insurance law, workers' compensation, negligence, business disputes and criminal defense. He has over 40 years of trial experience in the above areas of law. He has represented people and companies involved in complex business disputes; people and companies whose insurance claims were denied; people injured on the job or otherwise; and people accused of crimes. He has tried hundreds of cases to either juries, judges or arbitrators. As a result of the complexity of the law today, Mr. Gerstein believes every client matter requires thorough thought, investigation, research...
Marc Blumenthal
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Buffalo Grove, IL Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(847) 808-7090 355 W Dundee Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Roger William Stelk
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Arlington Heights, IL Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(847) 506-7330 1500 W Shure Dr
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Boleslaw Gubernat
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Des Plaines, IL Business Law Attorney
(773) 407-3625 636 S. Des Plaines River Rd.
Suite 100
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Business, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Kenneth E. Kaiser
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Palatine, IL Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(847) 991-6675 502 N Plum Grove Rd
Ste D
Palatine, IL 60067
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
William R. Kuehn
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Barrington, Il Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(847) 381-4797 102 N Cook Street
P.O. Box 563
Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and The John Marshall Law School
Alexander Moskovic
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Arlington Heights, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 797-1300 3233 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 303
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Business and Collections
Andre Paul Gaston
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Wheeling, IL Business Law Attorney
(312) 857-4270 1266 Longacre Lane
Wheeling, IL 60090
Business
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
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...
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...
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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Peter S. Lubin
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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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Lee R. Zeidman
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Skokie, IL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(847) 786-2234 4709 Golf Rd. Suite 1155
Skokie, IL 60076
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
John Marshall Law School
Founded in 2009 by Lee Zeidman, Zeidman & Associates Ltd. set out to provide legal services to clients in a unique and ambitious manner. Focused first on the goals of each client rather than the bottom line, Zeidman & Associates built its foundation upon not only providing legal services but advising clients on the most efficient manner to resolve their legal issue or create their new business. In each of its practice areas, Zeidman & Associates strives to provide a unique experience for its clients so that they continue to return for each of their legal and consulting needs....
Misty J. Cygan
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Business, Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Wesleyan College with dual degrees. During her four years in the military, Misty was responsible for producing a weekly flying and aircraft maintenance schedule for a fleet of 24 F-15 fighter jets. Misty also provided support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
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,...
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...
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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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. ...
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...
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Tinley Park, IL Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(708) 894-3030 16557 Oak Park Avenue, Ste. B
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
At O’Flaherty Law, we are your community law firm. we are committed to providing personalized, efficient, and quality legal service. We pride ourselves on our “above-and-beyond” approach to client care, affordable fees, and communication. Please call us today at (630)324-6666 to schedule a free in-person or phone consultation. We are located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at our office or any other location convenient to you in order to work to accomplish your legal goals. Our team has expertise in many areas of law including but not limited...
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...
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...
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.
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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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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