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Richard G.

Richard Gora

157 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

199 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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Conor T.

Conor Teevan

144 reviews
Top-tier talent shouldn’t have to come with a top-tier fee. This is why Conor Teevan combines his top-tier expertise (Yale undergrad, Stanford Law) with affordability. Conor has represented Silicon Valley startups, real estate investors, artists creating companies, and even a child author in need of a book deal. Conor himself started a real estate company with holdings in five states.
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Michael L.

Michael Latona

Michael LaTona primarily focus on corporate transactions, real estate and estate planning matters. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and have over 35 years’ experience. Michael is currently a sole practitioner at his own law firm. He gained a considerable amount of experience in his earlier years as an attorney while working at Atlantis Properties and Matanky Realty Group. Michael is a member of the American Bar Association and completed his Juris Doctor in 1981.
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T. Phillip B.

T. Phillip Boggess

T. Phillip Boggess is a business lawyer with more than two decades of experience. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois. Phillip holds a J.D. in law, which he obtained from the Drake University Law School. Phillip specializes in real estate law, and is also able to assist corporate clients with drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. In November 1996, Phillip founded his own law firm, where he now acts as the principal attorney.
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Robert S.

Robert Shipley

3 reviews
Chicago’s vitality depends on successful businesses. These Chicago businesses can depend on Robert Shipley to provide the best results. Specializing in construction and general business law, he believes in solid contracts, sound insurance strategies, and problem-solving that helps businesses stay ahead of the trends and avoid the snags. Robert is listed in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
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Adam S.

Adam Scavone

2 reviews
Adam Scavone is in a unique position as a lawyer. One of his passions is fighting for the legalization of cannabis - in fact, he even co-founded the New York Cannabis Alliance in 2010. Beyond that, he is a capable lawyer, specializing in helping startups get off the ground. He believes that new business owners have enough to worry about and he wants to take the legal matters off their hands so they can focus on what’s important: building their business.
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Melissa G.

Melissa Green

Melissa Green is a senior attorney with a strong background in business transactions. She is practicing law in Ohio and the District of Columbia. Melissa has a degree in law, which she obtained from the University of Michigan Law School. She has more than 12 years of experience and have worked with numerous corporate clients. Melissa also has experience in real estate law and in dealing with mergers. She is an associate counsel at the University of Maryland Medical System.
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Talin H.

Talin Hitik

Broad and nuanced experience in corporate litigation, business transactions, contract drafting, contract dispute resolution, arbitration, and complex research and writing. ... read more
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Fielden F.

Fielden Fleming

Fielden Fleming is an Attorney, Consultant and a Regulatory Specialist with five years of experience in the legal world. He works for Marvesta and before that he worked for PowerPlan, Inc. His experience extends to analyzing and drafting contracts, complying with regulation, monitoring and managing risk, as well as streamlining their business processes. He attended the John Marshall Law School and added his J.D. to his other qualifications - BA in Economics and Management, History and Finance.
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