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Paul Wisniewski

28 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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William A Price

13 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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Michael B.

Michael Brennan

59 reviews
Your legal question is important, regardless of whether it is big or small. Michael Brennan firmly believes that every business deserves a lawyer that is both responsive and dependable and he strives to provide that type of service to every client. Mr. Brennan can help with various business law issues, including business structuring and funding and general transactional issues.
Caleb S.

Caleb St.-Jean

25 reviews
After working for more than five years in software development and technology consulting, Caleb St.-Jean earned his JD from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. As a patent attorney at the Law Office of Caleb St.-Jean, he is committed to seeing long-term success for his clients. He provides small companies with individualized strategies and better business ideas at an affordable price.
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Sean Goodwin

5 reviews
Sean Goodwin may be located in the Midwest, but he serves clients across the United States. He focuses on entrepreneurial needs and his practice areas include everything from patents to copyrights to IP strategy. A particular area of strength and expertise for Sean is intellectual property. He is also a registered U.S. Patent Attorney.
Jonathan G.

Jonathan Grossman

12 reviews
Jonathan Grossman is a business attorney and an entrepreneur. He has eight years’ experience and have worked with some of the leading law firms in the United States. He has a degree in law, which he obtained from the University of Kansas School of Law. Jonathan is licensed to practice law in Illinois and New York. He operates his own law firm and have also worked as a patent counsel at Fresenius Kabi USA for three years before starting his own business.
Patrick K.

Patrick Kelly

7 reviews
Patrick represents a range of businesses and individuals in litigation and transactional matters at The Kelly Law Firm, P.C. He has advocated for plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation in state and federal courts and served as first chair trial counsel in many jury trials. His practice areas include small business representation and property-related matters.
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Drew Whiting

5 reviews
Entrepreneurs face many unique challenges, and Drew Whiting understands that first hand because he is an entrepreneur himself. He loves sharing his legal knowledge and experience with up and coming businesses. He has experience working with mobile businesses, those who offer financial services, packaged good manufacturers, restaurants, bars, and taverns, and several technology-related enterprises.
Martine J.

Martine Jackson

3 reviews
Martine Jackson has very diverse experiences - her titles include a legal professional, partner, business owner, business management consultant, trained and skilled leadership adviser, community leader and volunteer and philanthropist. She is currently the partner of Rhode & Jackson, P.C., providing general counsel services to CEOs and board of directors. The counsel she provides focuses on all stages of a business cycle. She obtained her J.D. and Masters of Business Administration degree.

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