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Steven Stark

274 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

156 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

196 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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Christopher M.

Christopher Matern

2 reviews
Christopher Matern is a well-rounded attorney who practices business law to include contract negotiations, commercial real estate, and even new business formation. Attorney Matern’s mission is to provide the best legal services to all clients throughout Chicago and Illinois. Mr. Matern has received multiple awards to include the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors-First Recipient of the Member of the Decade Award.
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Nathan S.

Nathan Sturycz

Nathan Sturycz is the founder of Sturycz, LLC. He has extensive experience handling litigation matters and has served as external general counsel for a mid-sized financial ... read more
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Lana N.

Lana Nassar

2 reviews
Lana has counseled clients in the technology space, start-ups, and trademark & copyright matters. In addition to transactional work, Lana practices in a variety of civi... read more
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Sean P. P.

Sean P. Patrick, Esq.

Sean P. Patrick, Esq. works as a co-managing partner at Rifkind Patrick LLC. Mr. Patrick is best known for his knowledge of business law and has helped hundreds of clients in regulatory compliance, trade secrets, business law, and product liability cases. Mr. Patrick is an active member of both the Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association. In addition to his business law experience, Mr. Patrick worked as a legal clerk at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
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Zafar M.

Zafar Musvi

2 reviews
Zafar Musvi is an attorney at law with more than six years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and obtained his degree in law from the John Marshall Law School. Zafar primarily specializes in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He has worked with numerous corporate clients, including Castifi, Castle and Paragon Water Systems. Zafar has been serving as an attorney at GCG Legal since February 2018.
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Muniza B.

Muniza Bawaney

2 reviews
Muniza has been a licensed Attorney for eight years now. With her wide range of experience, she has earned an 8.7 out of 10 rating on Avvo.com along with the Avvo Clients' Choice Award. Her practice areas are Business, Landlord or tenant, Real estate, and Estate planning. She attended Chicago-Kent College of Law and graduated with a J.D. in the top 5% after she achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Business Administration summa cum laude from DePaul.
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Tanner A.

Tanner Ainge

2 reviews
Tanner Ainge is a corporate attorney who has been practicing law for half a decade. He is licensed to serve corporate clients in Illinois and obtained his degree in law from the Northwestern University School of Law. Tanner is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, as well as real estate law. He is also skilled in reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Tanner recently served as a general counselor at Caretrust Reit Ensign Group for over three years.
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