Villa Park, Illinois Business Lawyers

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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Peter S. Lubin
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Exceptional representation in business law matters in the Chicago area!

I am a determined and skilled business law attorney. I am committed to aggressively advocating for your rights and interests! Call for a free consultation or visit my website for client testimonials and case results! 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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John A. Sopuch III
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

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... Read More »
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Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(630) 333-0000 17W220 W 22nd St
#410
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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...
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; ...
T. Phillip Boggess
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(630) 429-9650 Two Mid America Plaza
Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Drake University
Attorney who helps bring peace and comfort to his clients by providing the individuals and businesses with solutions to help protect their interests and pursue their dreams and aspirations.
James V. DiTommaso
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(630) 333-0000 17W220 22nd Street
Suite 410
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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...
Naveed S. Husain
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Oak Brook Terrace, IL Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(630) 909-9114 2 TransAm Plaza Dr.
Suite 160
Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181
Business, Criminal, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Marquette University Law School and Marquette University Law School
Attorney Naveed Husain received his J.D. from Marquette University Law School and is admitted to practice law in Illinois and Wisconsin. Mr. Husain’s practice of law is focused on criminal defense and civil litigation. He thoroughly investigates and researches the facts of each and every case and provides passionate advocacy in court. Mr. Husain has represented clients in a number of criminal and civil matters in DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, and Lake Counties. Mr. Husain is also experienced in both estate planning and asset protection. Specifically, Mr. Husain utilizes a number of asset protection and estate planning tools, such...
Bryan R. Bagdady
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(312) 300-6843 17W220 22nd Street
Suite 410
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and IP
DePaul College of Law
Villa Park, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 983-8676 104 E Jackson St
Villa Park, IL 60181
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Villa Park, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 833-4070 128 W St Charles Rd
Villa Park, IL 60181
Business
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,...
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.
Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Experienced business law attorney, ready to fight for you and your company!

I am a skilled Chicago business law attorney. I am committed to providing professional legal representation for your business! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results, or call for a free consultation. 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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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...
Patrick D. Austermuehle
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(833) 306-4933 360 W Butterfield Rd
#325
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and IP
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Patrick D. Austermuehle, a partner at Lubin Austermuehle, P.C., has experience in complex business and commercial litigation and consumer class actions. He has assisted in the successful representation of a number of state and federal matters, including cases at the appellate level.

Mr. Austermuehle received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and earned a J.D. with Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology where he was Notes and Comments Editor on the Law Review.

Prior to joining Lubin Austermuehle, P.C., Mr. Austermuehle served as a law clerk at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and as...
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...
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.

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...
Lisa M. Anderson
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 395-9496 360 W Butterfield Rd
#325
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University
Patrick J. Crotty
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Oak Brook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(630) 810-0811 2021 Midwest Road
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Notre Dame
Tax planning, Tax disputes, business planning, tax, estate planning and estate administration and litigation practice in Oak Brook, Illinois
Peter S. Lubin
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(833) 306-4933 360 W Butterfield Rd
#325
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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...
Antonio DeBlasio
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Oak Brook, IL Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 560-1123 2001 Midwest Rd
Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523
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...
Jonathan D. Herpy Sr.
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(630) 395-9496 360 W Butterfield Rd
#325
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation and Estate Planning
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, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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...
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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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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Majdi Y. Hijazin
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Lombard, IL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(630) 575-8181 2500 S. Highland Avenue
Suite 220
Lombard, IL 60148
Business, Civil Rights and Landlord Tenant
The John Marshall Law School
Joel J.H. Funk
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(630) 395-9496 360 W Butterfield Rd
#325
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
Shekar Jayaraman
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Oak Brook, IL Business Law Attorney
(630) 719-1898 1415 West 22nd Street
Tower Floor
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of South Dakota School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Attorney Shekar Jayaraman, Esq., LL.M has a multi-faceted background of both public and private sector experience. He is passionate, zealous, and detail oriented.

Notably, Attorney Jayaraman was a Judicial Clerk for a United States Magistrate, with a heavy focus on violent crimes. He earned an LL.M. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Business and Corporate Governance, and has served under the Ohio Secretary of State as a Regional Liaison, handling Business Services and Elections.

While in law school, Attorney Jayaraman was selected as an Extern for a United States Magistrate for the summer after his first year, and...
Ethan White
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Oak Brook, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 984-0339 2021 Midwest Road
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Business and Employment
Northwestern University School of Law
Ethan White is a cum laude graduate of Northwestern University School of Law with more than a decade of pure litigation experience. Ethan’s practice focuses on counseling clients and litigating commercial and employment-related matters, with near daily courtroom experience in both state and federal courts. In addition, he frequently appears before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Humans Rights, the Illinois Department of Labor, and various mediation forums. Ethan has tried cases in DuPage County, Cook County, and the Northern District of Illinois and has litigated matters in nearly every other county in the Chicagoland area.

In addition...
Danya Shakfeh
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Oak Brook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(630) 517-5529 2021 Midwest Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Business and Consumer
Danya is licensed to practice law in Illinois admitted in the State of Florida. She attended the University of South Florida for her bachelor’s degree, graduating cum laude from the Honors College. She then went on to receive her juris doctor from Florida International University College of Law. Danya also attended Northwestern University’s School of Law as a visiting student.

She has considerable experience in areas of law including contract drafting and enforcement, consumers’rights, and business and consumer fraud cases. She is especially positioned to successfully negotiate and draft contracts as she regularly defends and litigations contract-based claims. She has successfully...
Mark D Manetti
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Westmont, IL Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(630) 725-9811 4112 North Cass
Westmont, IL 60559
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Mark D. Manetti has been a partner in the law firm of Manetti & Griffith, Ltd. since 1986. His practice is focused in commercial litigation and real estate law. His commercial litigation practice involves business breakups, injunctions, contract interpretation and probate disputes. Mr. Manetti's real estate litigation practice involves title defense for major title insurers, mechanic's lien prosecution and defense, and construction disputes. Mr. Manetti received his J.D. Degree from DePaul University in 1973. He has frequently participated as a lecturer at various Chicago Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) and Illinois Land Title...
Gregory Berg
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Oak Brook, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(630) 472-9700 1200 Harger Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
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
Charles Wentworth
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Glen Ellyn, IL Business Law Lawyer
536 Crescent Blvd
Ste 200
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Business and Appeals
Charles is a shareholder at Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C. in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he practices business, property, and appellate litigation. After graduating in the top 3% of his law school class at the University of Utah, he clerked for Chief Justice John T. Broderick of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He then became a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP before opening Wentworth Law Offices. Charles' experience as an officer and director of multiple closely-held companies also gives him practical business and real estate experience. He is active in the DuPage County and Illinois State Bar Associations, where...
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,...
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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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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William S. Wilson
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La Grange, IL Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
La Grange, IL 60525
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law and The University of Texas School of Law
Over 30 years ago, Bill Wilson began his legal career along side his dad, James T. Wilson and practiced with him until his passing in 2008. Bill carries on the legacy of compassionate, expert legal counsel concentrating in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Succession, Medicaid Planning and Estate Planning for Families that have Children with Disabilities.

Bill feels a “profound obligation to provide counsel that ensures the safety of the hard earned assets of families.”

He extends that obligation outside of his practice too. Currently, he serves as President of Aging Care Connections Board, a not-for-profit agency in La...
Andrew P. Cores
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 871-1002 400 S County Farm Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
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...
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
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...
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.
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...
Wendy M. Musielak
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Wheaton, IL Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 871-1002 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
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...
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...
Christopher L. Lufrano
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Oak Park, IL Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(800) 627-2179 818 Harrison Street
Suite 210
Oak Park, IL 60304
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Securities
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...
Axel R. Cerny
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Winfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(630) 668-6700 1N141 County Farm Rd
#230
Winfield, IL 60190
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Axel R. Cerny grew up in the DuPage County community, attending Wheaton Academy in West Chicago. Following graduation in 2006, Axel attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications/ Journalism studies in 2010. From there, Axel returned to the area to study at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree in 2013, and after passing the bar exam was promptly hired to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office as an Assistant State’s Attorney. There he worked for two years under DuPage County State’s Attorney, Bob Berlin, prosecuting...
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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Erin E. Showerman
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience

Erin focuses her practice on banking, finance and commercial litigation. She has 9 years of experience representing creditors and financial institutions including national financial institutions and community banks. She... 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.