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Steven S.

Steven Stark

266 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

155 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

193 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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James D.

James Dore

2 reviews
James Dore is an attorney with Dore Law Offices and works with his father John in the Chicago, IL area. With over 8 years of experience in the legal field, James is ready to help you navigate your way through all things business law. Both James and his father John offer legal counseling for labor and employment issues, business formation, business operations, financial assets including bankruptcy, commercial contracts, commercial real estate, and more.
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Jordan M.

Jordan Matyas

2 reviews
Jordan Matyas has over 20 years of experience working around government. For almost four years, he was the Chief of Staff for the Regional Transportation Authority - working with a budget of $38 million. Before that he was the Illinois State Director for The Humane Society of the United States. Currently, he is the Adviser for 1818 - An Advocacy Group. He focuses on almost all areas of government. Jordan earned his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
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Cara D.

Cara Dearman

Based in Mount Prospect, Illinois, Cara Dearman is an attorney with expertise in privacy and data law. She is Senior Counsel at the Sears Holding Corporation and focuses on privacy issues. An experienced litigator, she previously worked at Wheeler, Trigg, O'Donnell in Denver, and at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York. Cara holds a J.D., with High Honors, from The University of Texas School of Law.
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Eric S.

Eric Sutton

At the core of Eric Sutton’s beliefs as a lawyer is that idea that access to affordable legal help is the key to a stable community. He advises clients on a range of financial and real estate issues. His firm, SMNP Law LLC, believes in not only advising, but also educating clients about tax appeals, foreclosure, debt, and bankruptcy so that they can fully understand their options.
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Nicholas H.

Nicholas Harned

2 reviews
Nicholas has experience working as an Attorney for many different companies, including Axley Brynelson, LLP; Ross & Hardies; Vedder Price. Nicholas also worked for Axiom for almost 5 years. His specialties include general business law, regulatory compliance, employment matters and corporate transactions. In the past, he has represented both large and small companies and startups. In the year 1998, Mr Harned graduated Cum Laude from The University of Wisconsin Law School.
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Chris W.

Chris Werner

Chris Werner has 13 years of experience in the legal field and his practice focuses on commercial disputes, business transactions, and commercial litigation. Throughout his years, Mr. Werner has helped businesses throughout Florida, California, and Chicago. With an aggressive approach to all litigation cases, Attorney Werner is here to help you.
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Benjamin A.

Benjamin Altshul

Licensed in 2013, Benjamin Altshul has participated in several commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions including assisting Condominium Associations with the collection of assessments, drafting of governing documents, and enforcing of covenants against unit owners. In addition, Benjamin has significant experience in business entity formation, contract negotiation, and real estate litigation.
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