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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

194 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

140 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 R.

Michael Rada

2 reviews
Michael Rada is a business attorney with more than 25 years’ experience. He primarily provides legal assistance to companies in the IT industry. Michael is licensed to practice law in Illinois and he received his legal degree from The John Marshall Law School. Michael is experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. He founded his own law office in May 2017. Prior to this position, Michael was a director at the United Continental Holdings.
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Charles M.

Charles Muscarello

Attorney Charles Muscarello works as a principal at and co-founded Denker & Muscarello, LLC. The law firm focuses on litigation and business law and specializes in helping privately held companies whether it is a startup, family owned or corporation. Mr. Muscarello has represented many well-known companies and has won a high number of cases throughout litigation.
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Alex R.

Alex Rechenmacher

Alex Rechenmacher is on a mission to help as many clients as he can while always being transparent throughout the process. He specializes in debt and bankruptcy, commercial real estate, business formation, and trademarks and copyright laws. With over 6 years of experience, Attorney Rechenmacher is ready to help you and use the knowledge he has gained from his prior experiences.
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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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Vlad C.

Vlad Chirica

Born in Bucharest, Romania, but now residing in Illinois, Vlad Chirica is an associate attorney. Previously working at Berton N. Ring, PC, Chirica argued pre-trial motions, attended daily court calls, and drafted motions and pleadings. He comes with much experience issuing subpoenas and leading depositions. Chirica has a wide breadth of work capabilities as a former law clerk, web designer, marketing consultant, and legal research assistant.
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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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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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