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Michael Denker

Michael Denker

Attorney at Law

Saint Charles
Illinois
Licensed in
IL
Northwestern University
School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Michael graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and also has a B.A., magna cum laude, in English Literature from the University of Southern California.

He supports clients of all levels (startup to multinational corporations) with general corporate and business law needs including M&A, commercial contracts, general healthcare, and dispute resolution and business litigation. He knows tech.

He spent the beginning of his career with several of the top international law firms, and has since run a boutique firm for the past 14 years.
22
Years
experience
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Mike has a broad range of knowledge, fine judgment, and a great way with people. He is diligent, careful and tenacious. I have recommended Mike to many clients since Mike and I worked together years ago."

Matthew Furton, Partner, Locke Lord
Posted on Apr 25, 2016
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I hired Mike because I need an attorney who is best-in-class in both law and business. Mike has a terrific business sense and he is a crisp thinker. His solutions are clear, direct, and effective. Additionally, we face varied legal questions from succession to scalability and Mike is very competent with business issues regardless of the level of complexity. Mike is a trusted team member. I would recommend Mike's work to any business."

Paul Lencioni, President, Blue Goose Market
Posted on Apr 25, 2016

Work History

Denker & Muscarello

Principal & Managing Partner

Jan 2002 - Present

Launched west suburban practice supporting clients of all levels (startup to multinational corporations) with general corporate and business law needs including buyouts, acquisitions, commercial contracts (with strong focus on information technology), general healthcare, and dispute resolution and litigation regarding enforcement and defense of business matters.

Jan 2002 - Present

Gordon & Glickson

Associate Attorney, Transaction Group

Jan 2000 - Dec 2001

Sourced and hired to lead team of commercial transaction associates. Personally represented hardware and software vendors, telecommunication companies, health care organizations, consulting firms, and other entities in transactions including technology acquisition and commercialization, system development, software licensing, provision of services, distribution of products, and other matters.

Jan 2000 - Dec 2001

DLA Piper

Associate Attorney - Information Technology Group

Sep 1998 - Dec 2000

Recruited to collaborate as founding member for group aimed at meeting transactional needs of businesses within dot-com industry. Drove negotiations and drafted agreements for emerging and developed companies regarding licensing and distribution of technologies within various industries including telecommunications and healthcare.

Sep 1998 - Dec 2000

Hinshaw & Culbertson

Associate Attorney - Medical Malpractice Defense Group

Aug 1995 - Sep 1998

Led litigation and defense for healthcare providers and entities regarding medical malpractice. Researched and drafted litigation, appeared in court, and argued motions for clients. Liaised with insurance companies regarding settlement possibilities and risk analysis.

Aug 1995 - Sep 1998

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