Business Litigation

Business Litigation

The Firm litigators have extensive experience in the Federal Courts and the Courts of the State of
Illinois, in numerous substantive areas of the law that affect businesses and entrepreneurs,
including without limitation, the following:

  • Disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions
  • Real property disputes, including cases for specific performance
  • Construction contract and performance disputes
  • Municipal law and land use disputes, representing government entities, developers, and citizen objectors
  • Environmental disputes, involving local, Illinois, and Federal agencies, and common law trespass and nuisance cases
  • ERISA, pension, health insurance, self-funded plans, and benefit matters related to insurance and self-funded plans
  • Commercial and business litigation covering a wide variety of matters
  • Employment litigation, specifically in the area of employment contracts and non-competition agreements
  • Probate and trust litigation
  • Real Estate Foreclosures, on behalf of various banking institutions
  • Tenant Eviction (Forcible Entry and Detainer) cases, primarily for owners of commercial properties
  • Bankruptcy matters, representing creditors
  • Collections matters, representing creditors

The Firm litigators work hand-in-hand with the business and transactional attorneys at the Firm to provide
comprehensive service to clients.

Firm Litigators:

  • Janaki Nair
  • Lane G. Alster
  • Bradley S. Barber
  • Cynthia L. Elias (Of Counsel)