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Patrick J.

Patrick Jones

60 reviews
Patrick Jones has 17 years of experience as a business attorney and has represented numerous corporate clients, including AirHelp, Slobbr and several Fortune 500 companies. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and in Arizona. Patrick has extensive experience in debt and bankruptcy, as well as in legal research and writing. He founded his own law firm, PMJ PLLC, in 2015 and is of counsel at Freeman Law.
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Carmelo C.

Carmelo Chimera

36 reviews
8 years ago, I graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, and since then I've practiced at some of the world's largest law firms. I've also been a business owner ... read more
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Paul W.

Paul Wisniewski

29 reviews
Paul has practiced food, drug, and regulatory affairs since 1984. His experience includes resolving issues and developing strategies in compliance with federal and state law. His firm, The Law Offices of Paul J. Wisniewski, has represented a wide range of clients from startups to multinational companies located throughout the US, Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia.
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John R.

John Ray

26 reviews
John is the Principal of the Ray Legal Consulting Group and has over 12 years of complex class action litigation and appellate experience. He has special expertise in discrimination, First Amendment, and intellectual property/media litigation. John also takes on civil rights cases for individual clients, which can have a significant impact on the rights of women, racial minorities, and other groups.
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Muhammad M.

Muhammad Matariyeh

23 reviews
Muhammad is an attorney and former CPA with over 13 years of experience assisting multinational organizations in corporate and tax matters. He consulted several Fortune 500... read more
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William A P.

William A Price

14 reviews
Bill Price is an award-winning attorney who runs a private practice that offers a wide range of services including business litigation, international transactions, and non-profit law. His decades of experience writing law has influenced state regulations. Even though most of his clients are around Illinois, he works for companies around the world including Germany and Japan.
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Chrystan C.

Chrystan Carlton

13 reviews
A seasoned JD/MBA Attorney & Business consultant addressing IRS Tax matters, corporate structuring, contract drafting & negotiations. Served as Acting General Coun... read more
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Timothy D.

Timothy Duffy

10 reviews
Tim is an Illinois licensed attorney. For the past five years he has helped a wide variety of startups, small businesses, and individuals manage their legal issues, from se... read more
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Beata M.

Beata Mccann

5 reviews
Decades of experience in accounting, coupled with intimate knowledge of U.S. business-based immigration law, allows Beata McCann to better understand her clients' businesse... read more
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Timothy S.

Timothy Swabb

3 reviews
Timothy L. Swabb is a Harvard-educated, Chicago-based attorney with a nationwide practice and over three decades of experience. Mr. Swabb provides counseling and litigation... read more
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