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Jonathan E. Riley

Jonathan E. Riley

Attorney for Startups & Entrepreneurs

Chicago
Illinois
Licensed in
IL
Northwestern University
School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Jonathan graduated from Northwestern University School of Law, where he helped Chicago-area businesses and nonprofits in the Entrepreneurship Law Clinic, and advised student tech startups on legal matters in Northwestern's NUvention programs.

Jonathan's practice areas include business law and commercial contracts, with an emphasis on general counsel services, corporate formation and agreement drafting. Jonathan regularly works with entrepreneurs, and has a passion for helping good businesses be great by proactively identifying and addressing their legal needs, while drawing upon his experiences at boutique and large law firms, as well as his
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4
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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

""Jonathan provided legal services for our start-up, Fresh Takes Kitchen ... and he was phenomenal! He helped us with our initial [agreements] and trademark search, and provided us with great advice as we were making decisions about how to structure our business. We really appreciated his support and highly recommend him as an attorney!" Chelsea K."

Business Operations, Trademark Search, Outside General Counsel
Posted on Dec 9, 2015
Clear Communication
Response Time
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""Mr. Riley is an incredible partner to have. I knew that in working with him I was getting a reliable and trustworthy resource who would see the legal process to successful fruition. I appreciated his knowledge as well as his reassurance through difficult/troubling choices. I was very glad to have him on my team and would be more than willing to work with him again in the future." - Rebecca A."

Entity Formation & Filings, Drafting Formation Documents, Trademark Search
Posted on Dec 9, 2015

Work History

Law Offices of Jonathan E. Riley

Principal Attorney

May 2013 - Present

Serve as primary transactional legal counsel for start-ups, emerging growth companies and boutiques, regarding general business law transactional matters.

May 2013 - Present

Chicago International Social Change Film Festival

Advisory Board, Founding Member

Feb 2012 - Sep 2012

Feb 2012 - Sep 2012

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