Wilmette, Illinois Business Lawyers

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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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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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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Peter S. Lubin
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Wilmette, IL Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(630) 710-4990 1116 Elmwood Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
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...
Patrick D. Austermuehle
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Wilmette, IL Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(630) 710-4990 1116 Elmwood Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and IP
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Wilmette, IL Business Law Attorney
444 Skokie Blvd
Wilmette, IL 60091
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Wilmette, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 256-9800 811 Westwood Ln
Wilmette, IL 60091
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Wilmette, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 853-0150 104 16th St
Wilmette, IL 60091
Business and Real Estate
Wilmette, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 256-7377 717 Ridge Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
Business
Wilmette, IL Business Law Lawyer
3545 Lake Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
Business and Real Estate
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....
Mark B Grzymala
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Skokie, IL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(847) 920-7286 10024 Skokie Blvd., Suite 206
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Mark Grzymala is the founder and President of Grzymala Law Offices, P.C. a commercial litigation law firm with a focus on the construction industry based in Skokie, Illinois. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois since 2001.

Mark has over 16 years’ experience representing a wide range of clients from the small business owners to Fortune 500 companies. He aggressively represents his clients with a variety of issues including contract disputes and negotiation, construction defect claims, mechanics lien claims, foreclosures, transportation, collections, judgment enforcement, intellectual property issues,...
Mr. Charles Barton Brown Esq.
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Northfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(847) 784-1300 Suite 160
400 Central Avenue
Northfield, IL 60093
Business and IP
Seattle University School of Law
Our law firm concentrates its practice in intellectual property (trademarks, copyright, confidential information, licensing, branding, software) and corporate. We will well know our clients businesses, leading to the optimal advice. All our attorneys are highly experienced and will come to fully know your business.
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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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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Alexander B Blum
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Evanston, IL Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(773) 999-2586 900 Chicago Ave
Ste 104
Evanston, IL 60202
Business, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I, Alexander Blum, want to be your Attorney. I cherish my Clients, and hope to impart some of my skills and knowledge so that my Clients are able to live a better and more productive life. I have appeared in many of the Courhouses in Illinois and I have a great working relationship with many Prosecutors and State Attorneys. I am very persuasive without being agressive, and I will give it my all to get the best possible result for my Client. Give me a call 773-999-2586 (BLUM)
Richard A. Greenswag
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Northfield, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 701-2251 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Iowa
Marcia A. Franklin
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Northfield, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 701-2252 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Estate Planning
American University Washington College of Law
Neda Nozari
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Evanston, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(847) 861-7900 1555 Sherman Ave.
Suite 338
Evanston, IL 60201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Neda Nozari is an attorney and mediator with her office based in Evanston, Illinois. Neda’s experience includes but is not limited to the practice areas of business, employment, real estate, fair housing and education. She has experience mediating a vast range of legal, personal and organizational issues. She is a highly skilled negotiator and a trained and proficient facilitator of communication.

She graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and later from The John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctorate. Her greatest skill is being able to understand the needs and interests of parties and to...
Roma Khan
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Winnetka, IL Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(424) 644-7662 1001 Green Bay Road #111
Winnetka, IL 60093
Business, International and Trademarks
University of La Verne College of Law
Business lawyer with people skills and business background. I love helping small businesses and community organizations. I provide strategic advise to companies on business matters and help them with commercial contracts, business registration, trademark application, and disputes.
Manish C. Bhatia
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Evanston, IL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(773) 991-8423 1222 Chicago Ave.
#305
Evanston, IL 60202
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.
Robert B. Ramirez Jr.
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Glenview, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 724-5582 1141 Waukegan Road
Glenview, IL 60025
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Tax
DePaul College of Law
I have been an attorney for over 35 years. I am a federal trial lawyer. I have tried cases in state and federal court in Illinois and Florida, I am licensed to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States. I have tried divorce and criminal cases in Illinois and Florida. I have tried cases before administrative judges and arbitrators in Florida and Illinois. I graduated De Paul Law school in Chicago and became a member of the Illinois bar in 1983. I attended the masters of Law in Taxation program from 1983-1985. I was admitted to...
Bart Torvik
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Evanston, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 986-8568 PO Box 6062
Evanston, IL 60204-6062
Business and Energy
University of Minnesota Law School
George S. Bellas
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Free ConsultationPark Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Geo has been recognized by other attorneys as one of the best trial lawyers in Illinois:
- rated as an Illinois Super Lawyer for his work in business litigation for the past 15 years;
- recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois;
- rated as one of the Top 100 Defense Lawyers in Illinois;
- recipient of the highest award from the American Trial Lawyers;
- lectures extensively on the use of technology in litigation; and
- nationally recognized as a leader in e-discovery.
Geo has handled numerous complex business disputes utilizing technology to assist...
Michele J Braun
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(847) 559-8406 1906 Maplewood Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062-1234
Business, Foreclosure Defense and Nursing Home
The John Marshall Law School
Michele is an accomplished litigation and litigation management attorney with a proven track record of winning results at trial, arbitration and administrative hearings. She is known for her creative litigation strategies and communication skills. Result-oriented.
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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Jeffrey M. Cisowski
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

I am an attorney licensed in the State of Illinois and the federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois. At The Collins Law Firm, I'm fortunate to be guided by, and work under, some extraordinary lawyers... Read More »
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Dana Zivkovich
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Glenwood, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(708) 833-7755 8 W. Main St.
Glenwood, IL 60425
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Valparaiso University School of Law
I work with senior citizens, their families, and small business owners to get their affairs organized, safeguard their estates, and prepare succession plans. In matters of probate or trust administration, I work with personal representatives to properly manage the administration of the estate and advise them of their legal duties along the way. My experience in these practice areas has been exclusive since I have been private practice. In 2010, I expanded my practice territory to include Lake County, Indiana by obtaining an Indiana law license.
Jay Kaufman
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 807-1108 707 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 600A
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Northern Illinois University
As the founder of the firm Kaufman Law Group, LLC, Jay C. Kaufman practices in the areas of business law and estate planning. For nearly 35 years, he has been practicing at his own firm. Attorney Kaufman is a proud member of ElderCounsel, WealthCounsel, American Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He received both his undergraduate and Juris Doctorate degrees from North Illinois University. Mr. Kaufman has earned an 8.5 Excellent rating on Avvo.com. For a case review, please contact his firm today.
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....
Makedonka Baloski
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(847) 823-9030 15 N. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
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 School of Law. She served as an Article Editor for the Valparaiso University Law Review.

Upon admission to the Illinois bar, Makedonka worked in Chicago
mainly focused in civil defense. She is also admitted to practice in Indiana.
Charles Mudd
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(773) 588-5410 3114 West Irving Park Road
Suite 1W
Chicago, IL 60618
Business, Communications, IP and Securities
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Charles Lee Mudd Jr. is the founder and partner of Mudd Law, located in Chicago, Illinois and Park City, Utah. He focuses his practice on a wide range of business legal issues, including transactional and litigation matters involving intellectual property, Internet law and emerging technology. Mr. Mudd and his firm serve a diverse group of clients, including local, national and international individuals and businesses. Mr. Mudd received a B.A. in philosophy and a Master of Arts in political science from Purdue University and then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Quinnipiac University School of Law. After...
Steven H. Jesser
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Glenview, IL Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(800) 424-0060 2700 Patriot Blvd.
Suite 250
Glenview, IL 60026
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Appeals and Health Care
Illinois Institute of Technology
Steven H. Jesser served 14 years as the first Associate General Counsel of Northwestern Memorial Hospital/HealthCare, renowned tertiary care medical center and largest hospital in Illinois, with $1,700,000,000 total 2009 fiscal year operating revenue. ...
Benjamin Lawson
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(773) 800-9268 PO Box 607033
Chicago, IL 60660
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Benjamin Lawson is a former prosecutor who now runs his own practice handling cases ranging from criminal defense to DUI defense and traffic tickets. He also handles personal injury cases and advises small businesses. He practices primarily in Kankakee County, Will County and Cook County.
Peter Zneimer
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(773) 516-4100 4141 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Business, Animal, Arbitration & Mediation and Nursing Home
Indiana University School of Law
Jasmina de la Torre
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
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 familiar with business torts, corporate governance, fiduciary obligations, unfair competition, non-compete agreements, real estate disputes, litigation relating to governmental regulation and more. Jasmina also has significant experience with complex appeals. Jasmina applies the same passion, dedication and professionalism to every case to which she contributes.
Jasmina is fluent in Spanish and Serbian, conversant in French and has studied German, Russian and Greek. She is admitted to practice in Illinois and...
David Arena
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Park Ridge, IL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(847) 698-9600 216 W Higgins Rd
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Construction and Municipal
David T. Arena joined Di Monte & Lizak in 1996. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in political science from Loyola University of Chicago in 1993, where he was a member of the Phi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society and recipient of the Presidential Scholarship. David received his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law with honors in 1996. In 1995, David took first place in the Cleveland Marshall College of Law Moot Court Competition, where he received the Dean’s Moot Court Award for Outstanding Advocate and the Hugo Black Award for Outstanding Oralist. David participated in the 1995 ABA...
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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Richard A. Greenswag
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer

University of IowaIllinois
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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...
Yevgeny 'Gene' Meltser
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(847) 444-9000 3100 Dundee Road Suite 915
Northbrook, IL 60620
Free ConsultationBusiness, Immigration, Personal Injury and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Gene received his Juris Doctorate Degree from DePaul University College of Law.

He is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, U.S. Federal District Court For The Northern District of Illinois, Federal Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and to practice Immigration Law in all jurisdictions of the United States.

Mr. Meltser is also licensed in the U.K. as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

Gene is a co-founder of Immigrant Legal Defense Committee. Mr. Meltser is a member of the American...
Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Business Law Attorney
Business, Foreclosure Defense, Municipal and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Jigar K. Patel
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(847) 239-7175 1363 Shermer Rd.
Suite 315
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Jigar K. Patel is an Illinois licensed attorney with an office in Northbrook, Illinois, and practicing in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. The JKP Law Firm is a boutique law firm providing legal services related to Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions, Business Counseling and Commercial Transactions, and Commercial Litigation.
David Bohrer
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(847) 498-6878 900 Skokie Blvd
Suite 250
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Collections, Construction and Divorce
Bradford Block
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(847) 559-0860 400 Skokie Blvd
Suite 550
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Tax
DePaul College of Law
BRADFORD E. BLOCK is the principal of the Law Offices of Bradford E. Block, in Northbrook, IL. He has been an attorney for more than 35 years and practices in the areas of business formation, mergers and acquisitions, not-for-profit organizations, private foundations, equity financing, tax law, and the preparation and negotiation of corporate and technology contracts. Mr. Block has lectured to various professional groups on matters related to limited liability companies, partnerships, business transactions, S-corporations, and tax exempt organizations. He is a former adjunct professor of business planning and partnership law at DePaul University. Mr. Block is also a commercial...
James J Wochner
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(847) 272-7360 707 Skokie Blvd
Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
Saint Louis University
James J. Wochner is the founder and principal owner of The Wochner Law Firm in Northbrook, Illinois. He graduated from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, earning a degree in Economics. While in college, he participated in intercollegiate varsity basketball and baseball. Mr. Wochner received his Juris Doctor degree from St. Louis University after attending night law school. By day he taught mathematics and history and coached athletics in a high school in St. Louis, Missouri. He is presently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and its section on Trusts and Estates. He is admitted to practice before all...
Rafi Arbel
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer
(312) 970-9353 620B Academy Dr
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
E Michael Ciesla
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(847) 412-1988 836 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business and Securities
The John Marshall Law School
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...
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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Jordan Carl Olejniczak
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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.