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Steven S.

Steven Stark

260 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

153 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

189 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
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Thomas S.

Thomas Scherschel

Thomas Scherschel has over 33 years of experience and has single-handedly tried over 50 cases throughout the entire case until the verdict. Mr. Scherschel specializes in business law and business litigation to include corporate formation, professional liability claims, contract torts, and catastrophic losses. Mr. Scherschel has received multiple awards for his excellent legal skills including an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and being named Leading Lawyer for his commercial litigation skills.
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Jeffrey A.

Jeffrey Antonelli

2 reviews
With over 15 years of experience, Attorney Jeffrey Antonelli is committed to his clients and helping them achieve the results they want from their cases. Antonelli Law is Antonelli’s practice and is recognized as one of two top practices throughout the country that handles cases related to BitTorrent copyrights and commercial drones. Attorney Antonelli is a solid, successful litigator and also specializes in trademark and copyright suits.
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Nicole R.

Nicole Robbins

Nicole Robbins is a corporate attorney who has served both small and large companies, including some of the largest Fortune 40 companies. She has an extensive background on business legal issues and also specializes in commercial real estate, e-commerce, retail and various other categories. Nicole has worked as a corporate attorney at Walgreens and started her own law firm in 2011. She obtained her J.D. in law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and have more than 10 years’ experience.
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Dennis E.

Dennis Esford

Dennis Esford is a professional commercial litigation attorney that has experience in both federal and state courts. Although he is a successful litigator, he also focuses on trade secret suits, tort claims, copyright infringements, and business contract claims. Attorney Esford allows his 12 years of experience to guide him and be fearless in the courtroom.
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Douglas B.

Douglas Belofsky

Douglas Belofsky is a litigation attorney with more than 31 years of experience. He is exceptionally experienced in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. Douglas also deals with labor and employment law, as well as debt and bankruptcy. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Washington University School of Law. Since January 2013, Douglas has been managing his own law office.
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Benjamin G.

Benjamin Gerber

Benjamin Gerber is a former associate at a 2,000 attorney law firm and has the large firm experience with a small firm touch. With over three years of experienced in business operations, business lawsuits, and business formation, you can count on Attorney Gerber to help you. Mr. Gerber is licensed to practice law in both Texas and Illinois and has handled government investigations and compliance cases for top companies.
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Cynthia P.

Cynthia Pietrucha

Cynthia Pietrucha is a licensed Illinois attorney who provides legal counsel to businesses and individuals. With particular expertise in the area of employee rights and employment law, she has represented both employees and employers. In addition, she is experienced in contracts as well as aspects of business and entertainment law. Cynthia holds a J.D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law.
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