Much Shelist, P.C.

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Firm profile for USA 2021

USA

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Managing Partner: Mitchell S. Roth

Chairman: David T. Brown

Number of partners: 70

Number of lawyers: 99

Languages: Croatian, English, French, German, Spanish

Firm Overview: 

Much was established in 1970 with a focus on business counseling, transactional law and litigation. Clients include financial institutions, private equity groups, public and private companies with a global presence, middle-market businesses, families and high-net-worth individuals. Lawyers at Much have substantial experience representing a range of manufacturers, distributors and service companies in various industries, from technology startups to mature businesses with a focus on growth strategies, market penetration and succession plans.

Main Areas of Practice:  

-Business & Finance

-Construction Law

-Creditors’ Rights, Insolvency & Bankruptcy

-Health Care Law

-Intellectual Property & Technology

-Labor & Employment

-Litigation & Dispute Resolution

-Policyholders’ Insurance Coverage

-Real Estate Law

-Startups & Venture Capital

-Wealth Transfer & Succession Planning

Business & Finance: 

Much advises clients on virtually every aspect of operating a business, including formation, contracts and negotiations as well as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. The firm’s corporate attorneys are well-versed in loans and other commercial lending arrangements, corporate finance and securities, and licensing, franchise and distribution matters. They also counsel on business succession and estate planning, and employee benefits and executive compensation.

Contact: David M. Pilotto

Tel: 312 521 2426

Email: [email protected]

Construction Law:  

Much is a go-to firm for many local, regional and national construction and real estate professionals, as well as other firms involved in the complex construction process. Clients include Fortune 500 companies and ENR-listed contractors and design professionals, as well as middle-market industry players.

Contact: Josh Leavitt

Tel: 312 521 2627

Email: [email protected]

Creditors’ Rights, Insolvency & Business Bankruptcy:  

Much counsels distressed businesses, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, acquirers and other parties involved in bankruptcies, workouts, turnarounds and restructurings.

Contact: Jeffrey M. Schwartz

Tel: 312 521 2626

Email: [email protected]

Health Care Law:  

Much represents provider-owned medical groups, hospitals and health systems, ancillary care providers, medical device manufacturers, medical informatics companies, pharmacies, home health agencies, hospices, managed care companies, assisted-living and long-term care facilities, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and other entities at every stage of the business lifecycle.

Contact: Ned Milenkovich

Tel: 312 521 2482

Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property & Technology: 

Much offers comprehensive services in the areas of copyrights, patents and trademarks as well as license, protection and management of IP assets. The firm’s attorneys handle IP litigation and advise on blockchain technologies, data privacy and security, technology use and protection, and technology transactions.

Contact: Adam K. Sacharoff

Tel: 312 521 2775

Email: [email protected]

Labor & Employment: 

Much gives employers answers and advice quickly with practical business needs in mind. The firm’s labor and employment attorneys provide counsel proactively, negotiate on the client’s behalf when necessary and litigate forcefully when the situation warrants. When urgent questions arise regarding issues such as firing an employee in a manner that minimizes risk or handling an unexpected medical leave, Much attorneys are accessible and responsive.

Contact: Sheryl Jaffee Halpern

Tel: 312 521 2637

Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Dispute Resolution: 

Much provides legal and business counsel aimed at minimizing the possibility of disputes. However, when litigation is deemed the best solution, clients count on the firm’s years of experience representing companies in jurisdictions throughout the United States – in everything from jury trials and bench proceedings to appellate and Supreme Court arguments.

Contact: Martin J. O’Hara

Tel: 312 521 2725

Email: [email protected]

Real Estate Law: 

Much represents developers, buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, institutional investors, syndicators and other parties, with the goal of helping clients manage their real estate interests more effectively. The firm’s comprehensive real estate services encompass commercial purchases and sales, development, condominium conversions and deconversions, leasing, finance, private placements, litigation, and tax appeals and incentives.

Contact: Courtney E. Mayster

Tel: 312 521 2677

Email: [email protected]

Startups & Venture Capital: 

Much represents companies in every phase of growth and development, including idea stage, entity formation, angel financing, venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and beyond. The firm’s network of high-growth technology companies, their backers and the service providers that focus on startups, combined with its involvement in incubator and accelerator programs, help investors and companies forge relationships that lead to future investments, strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

Contact: Gregory D. Grove

Tel: 312 521 2798

Email: [email protected]

Wealth Transfer & Succession Planning: 

Much advises high-net-worth individuals, couples, families and their fiduciaries on the protection and management of assets, including the creation of effective estate and business succession plans. Contact: Gregg M. Simon Tel: 312 521 2605 Email: [email protected]

Key Clients: 

Accel Entertainment, Barilla, CA Ventures, CIVC Partners, Clark Construction, Cold Bore Capital, James McHugh Construction, Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Linden Capital Partners, Medline Industries, Merit Capital Partners, New Water Capital Partners, Parkland Fuel Corporation, RelaDyne, SCM Insurance, Velsicol Chemical, Water Street Healthcare Partners, Worley Claims Services

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Construction
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Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Band 5
Litigation: General Commercial
Band 5

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Illinois

Construction


Josh Leavitt
Band 1
Scott R Fradin
Band 2

Corporate/M&A: Private Equity


Mitchell Roth
Band 4

Litigation: General Commercial


Steven Blonder
Band 3

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Josh LeavittConstruction
Band 2
Scott R FradinConstruction
Band 3
Steven BlonderLitigation: General Commercial
Band 4
Mitchell RothCorporate/M&A: Private Equity

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