August 28, 2015

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Phone: (312) 269-8000

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP is a Chicago-based law firm whose lawyers share a culture of teamwork and devotion to personalized client service to advance clients’ business interests throughout the U.S. and beyond. Our lawyers provide legal business solutions to public and private entities of all types in connection with domestic and global business transactions and litigation. Our client base reflects a number of Fortune 100 companies, financial institutions, nonprofits and high net-worth individuals.

Although the firm has one office in Chicago, it represents clients throughout the world. A steadfast devotion to our single-office concept ensures that our clients will never get lost in a shuffle of thousands of lawyers or multiple worldwide offices. With nearly 175 attorneys, the firm is suited to handle nearly any legal matter, yet small enough so clients personally know the lawyers accountable to their matters.

Our greatest asset is our people. Lawyers and staff at every level aspire to cultivate long-lasting relationships among one another and with each client. This mindset helps to advance our shared mission to be the best providers of legal services. To every matter, we bring a client-focused approach. First, we listen to our clients and learn about their challenges. We then deploy our collective legal aptitude, experience and industry knowledge to provide sound and cost-effective legal counsel.

Contributing authors from Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP:

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Holby M. Abern is an intellectual property partner who concentrates his practice on all aspects of patent law, including prosecution, licensing, opinion work, counseling and due diligence.
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Amir Azaran focuses his practice on technology-related transactions, including systems integration, software development and technology licensing, outsourcing, and technology services...
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Molly E. Bailey concentrates her practice on estate planning for wealthy individuals and families. She also works with clients on gifting and other strategies to promote efficient wealth...
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Scott J. Bakal focuses his practice on structuring sophisticated transactions for entrepreneurial companies and high net worth individuals. He also represents many family offices, owners of...
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Jeffrey J. Bakker represents companies with respect to a wide array of executive compensation and employee benefit matters, including: designing and preparing deferred compensation and...
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Jill B. Berkeley is a partner at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP and chairs the firm’s Insurance Policyholder Practice Group. Described by Chambers USA in 2010 as “one of the leading...
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Mark A. Berkoff regularly represents debtors and creditors’ committees in complex commercial Chapter 11 cases in diverse industries (such as media, steel, bank holding companies, automotive...
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Howard L. Bernstein represents employers throughout the U.S. in labor relations and employment law matters and employment-related litigation, with an emphasis on contract negotiations,...
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Kathleen E. Blouin practices with the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Katie focuses her practice on global trademark portfolio management, including clearance, acquisition and...
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Eugene Boyle, Attorney, Neal Gerber Law Firm
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Eugene A. Boyle has extensive experience counseling and defending companies nationally in all facets of labor and employment law. Gene regularly advises employers of all sizes, and across...
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Alan C. Brown has a strong national reputation in estate planning law and represents a variety of high net worth individuals and family-owned businesses. He also is a national authority...
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Patricia S. Cain advises employers on a broad range of employee benefit matters, including counseling employers on the design, implementation and administration of broad-based pension and...
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Thomas J. Campbell, Jr., Patent, Trademark, Attorney, Neal Gerber, Law Firm
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Thomas J. Campbell represents clients in patent and trademark prosecution and litigation covering a variety of technological and business areas, with particular experience in pharmaceutical...
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Mark Carberry is a veteran financial services legal and compliance professional whose industry-rich background provides financial services entities and employees with a powerful legal...
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Matthew Carey is a registered patent attorney who helps clients in all stages of the patent prosecution process. Tapping into his technical background as an engineer, Matt understands his...
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Eric Choi is an associate at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP where he provides innovative and concise legal services to his clients with the goal of reaching cost-effective resolutions....
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Though William Choslovsky is both an accomplished restructuring lawyer and commercial litigator, first and foremost he is a problem solver. As Bill puts it: “Clients don’t care much about...
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Jessica Rissman Cohen is an intellectual property associate who manages her clients’ portfolios of patents and trademarks. She prosecutes trademarks and patents and handles related...
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Kevin Cukierski is a registered patent attorney and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Kevin concentrates his practice on patent counseling and prosecution and has...
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Michael C. Diedrich has advised high net worth individuals and their families on complex estate, gift, generation-skipping and other tax planning matters. He has also counseled...
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Alexis M. Dominguez, Neal Gerber, ADA Discrimination Lawyer, Wage Attorney
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Alexis M. Dominguez is an associate in Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Labor and Employment practice group. Alex counsels clients on all aspects of labor and employment law, including compliance...
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Marshall E. Eisenberg has an extensive background in mergers and acquisitions; real estate transactions; estate planning and probate; federal, state and international taxation, including...
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Angela R. Elbert is a partner at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP where she counsels clients on complex risk management and insurance issues and helps them obtain the maximum recovery...
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Lee J. Eulgen has significant experience in intellectual property litigation, negotiation and counseling, including trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, trade dress, domain name,...
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Gregory G. Forfa, Neal Gerber Law Firm, Securities Attorney
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Gregory G. Forfa is an associate in Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Securities & Commodities Litigation group and was a summer associate in 2012.
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Julie A. Fournier focuses her practice on providing sophisticated, cost-effective representation to a wide range of clients on a variety of environmental matters. Julie has extensive...
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Bruce A. Fox’s corporate and securities practice includes serving as corporate counsel and guiding clients through private equity and venture capital transactions, mergers, acquisitions,...
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Andrew S. Fraker Attorney, Intellectual Property, Neal Gerber Law Firm
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Andrew S. Fraker is a member of Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions practice group. His practice focuses on trademark and copyright matters. While in...
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Jason A. Frye is an associate at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP.  Jason has developed strong client relationships with financial institutions by advising, enforcing, and litigating their...
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Andrea Stein Fuelleman, Neal Gerber Law firm, Brand Protection Attorney
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Andrea Fuelleman is a brand protection attorney in Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. She concentrates her practice in anti-counterfeiting and brand...
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Robert G. Gerber, Business Transaction Attorney, Neal Gerber Law Firm
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Robert G. Gerber’s practice is international in scope, where he represents various public and private companies and individuals in a wide variety of business transactions, including mergers...
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Gerald A. Golden has advised employers for over 35 years on compliance with federal and state employment laws such as the National Labor Relations Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, the...
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Susan L. Goldenberg concentrates her practice in sophisticated estate planning for family business owners and wealthy individuals on a multi-generational basis. She also has extensive...
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Kristen L. N. Goodfellow, Neal Gerber Law Firm, Mergers Acquisitions Attorney
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Kristen Goodfellow’s corporate law practice focuses on assisting clients with merger and acquisition transactions, corporate finance and securities compliance matters, and general corporate...
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Michael Gray, Partner, Neal, Gerber, Eisenberg Law Firm
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Michael B. Gray concentrates his practice in venture capital, private equity, hedge funds, fund formations, real estate and intellectual property. He represents investors, companies, and...
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Irwin I. Gzesh Attorney Neal Gerber Eisenberg Law Firm
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Irwin I. Gzesh has 30 years of extensive inter-disciplinary experience in commercial real estate and corporate transactions, finance and business planning. His corporate experience includes...
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Michael Harlin, Patent, Attorney, Neal Gerber, Law firm
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Michael B. Harlin helps clients protect their complex technologies and innovations through representation on all aspects of patent law, including patent counseling, advice and prosecution,...
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Alex Hartzler practices in the firm’s General Litigation and Policyholder Insurance practice groups. Before joining Neal Gerber Eisenberg, Alex was a legal intern for the United States...
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Partner
Michael J. Hughes focuses his practice on a variety of environmental topics related to litigation, regulatory compliance, insurance coverage and real estate and commercial transactions. He...
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Lawrence E. James, Jr., Associate, Neal Gerber,
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Lawrence E. James, Jr. (“Lee”) is a member of Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Practice Group. His practice focuses on litigating patent, trademark,...
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Partner
Michael G. Kelber represents and counsels individuals and corporations in all aspects of intellectual property law and related transactions and litigation. He has represented clients in...
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Jason C. Kim represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He defends employers in arbitration and litigation matters brought under a variety of employment-related...
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Judith Kong, Labor & Employment Attorney, Neal Gerber Eisenberg Law Firm
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Judith Kong practices in the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group. She focuses her practice on unemployment insurance, wage and hour disputes, and workplace discrimination. Before...
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As laws protecting employees’ rights expand and grow more complex, it is increasingly important to have trusted legal allies by your side who understand your business. Our nationally...
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Seth D. Lamden concentrates his practice on representing corporate and individual policyholders in coverage disputes with their insurers. In addition to dispute resolution, Seth counsels...
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Peter Lee, Intellectual Property, Patent, Attorney, Neal Gerber Law Firm
Associate
Peter Lee is an associate in the Intellectual Property & Technology Transactions practice group and is also a registered patent attorney. He focuses his practice on patent prosecution...
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Associate
Gregory J. Leighton is a member of Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and is also a registered patent attorney. Greg focuses his practice on all types of...
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William J. Lenz represents clients in a wide variety of intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent, copyright and trademark litigation, strategic planning and clearance,...
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Eric Mann, estate planning, attorney, Neal Gerber, law firm
Partner
Eric N. Mann counsels families, business owners, executives and individuals on all aspects of sophisticated estate planning. In addition, Eric advises his clients regarding the legal...
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Partner
David S. Martin is a partner in the firm’s Property Tax Group. Having commenced his career in the Property Tax Unit of the Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney’s office, he has devoted...
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Partner
Adam H. Masia focuses on patent prosecution, patent analysis and opinion work, intellectual property-related agreements, and advising clients on maximizing the value of their patents and...
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Andrew G. May is an associate in Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Litigation Practice Group and its Insurance Policyholder Practice Group. Andrew takes a results-oriented approach to clients’ needs...
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Partner
Kevin C. May is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on intellectual property and complex commercial litigation.
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Thomas C. McDonough, Patent, Attorney, Neal Gerber, Law firm
Partner
As a registered patent attorney, Thomas C. McDonough represents and counsels individuals and corporations on intellectual property issues, including patent filings, patent, trademark and...
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Eric M. McLimore is an associate in Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Taxation practice group. Eric concentrates his practice on assisting individual and corporate taxpayers with IRS controversies,...
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Antony J. McShane focuses his practice in the area of intellectual property counseling and litigation, concentrating on strategic development, protection and enforcement of trademarks,...
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Christopher D. Mickus, Litigation, Arbitration, Attorney, Neal Gerber, Law Firm
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Christopher D. Mickus represents the firm’s clients in litigation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution throughout the country. One client recently stated that he has “no...
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Nicholas M. Miller has substantial experience in general insolvency matters and distressed asset sales. He has extensive experience with public and private debtor-side representations and...
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Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP is a Chicago-based law firm whose lawyers share a culture of teamwork and devotion to personalized client service to advance clients’ business interests...
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Tonya G. Newman is an associate at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP. Tonya represents clients in complex civil litigation, products liability, and insurance coverage matters.
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Katherine Dennis Nye focuses her practice on trademark policing and litigation. Kate also counsels clients regarding the clearance, acquisition, protection, and licensing of intellectual...
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Kevin O’Connor has represented clients in all aspects of patent law, including patent prosecution, strategic management of patent portfolios, due diligence investigations for acquisitions...
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Robert (Rudy) Radasevich is an equity partner with the Chicago, Illinois law firm of Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, where he has practiced for the past three decades in the firm’s...
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Casandra Rdzak counsels and represents employers in various labor and employment-related matters. Her experience includes counseling employers through the many aspects of the employment...
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Lawrence I. Richman’s practice involves advising entrepreneurs, tax-exempt organizations, fiduciaries and high net worth families on estate, gift and charitable planning issues, including...
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Sonya Rosenberg counsels and represents employers in various labor and employment-related matters. Her experience includes counseling employers through the many aspects of the employment...
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Kevin Schneider practices in the firm’s Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy and Finance practice groups. His restructuring experience includes the representation of creditors’...
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Jeffrey S. Shamberg is a partner in Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Taxation practice group. Jeff brings nearly two decades of experience serving clients in a range of international, federal, and...
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Sarah E. Smith counsels clients on a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including trademark, trade dress, domain name, copyright and trade secret issues. Sarah has extensive...
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Phillip L. Stern concentrates his practice in securities and commodities regulatory defense and litigation, arbitrations and mediations and also handles corporate internal investigations...
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David Stone, corporate, securities, attorney, Neal Gerber, law firm
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David S. Stone is Chair of the Neal Gerber Eisenberg Corporate & Securities Practice Group, Co-Chair of its Cross-Border Practice Group, and a member of its Corporate Governance...
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William J. Tarnow II represents and counsels companies and management in all facets of business and employment law and employment-related litigation before federal and state courts and...
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Martin H. Tish counsels business owners, executives, entrepreneurs, traders, charities, family offices and individuals from virtually every field regarding asset ownership and structure,...
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Mike Turner, Intellectual Property Attorney, Neal Gerber Law Firm
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Mike R. Turner represents clients across a broad spectrum of intellectual property disciplines, including the procurement, analysis, and enforcement of utility and design patents,...
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Stephanie Vasconcellos advises corporations, partnerships and tax-exempt entities on a variety of employee benefits issues, including implementing, re-designing, amending and terminating...
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Brody Weichbrodt, Labor Employment Attorney, Neal Gerber Law Firm
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Brody W. Weichbrodt primarily represents broker/dealers and associated persons in customer and employment disputes brought in state and federal courts, as well as various arbitration forums...
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Robert M. Weiss provides legal and strategic advice on commercial IT matters, and represents clients worldwide in a variety of complex technology transactions, including systems...
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Anthony Y. Wen focuses his practice on patent counseling and prosecution. Tony is a registered patent attorney and has drafted and prosecuted numerous patent applications related to...
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Thomas E. Williams, NealGerberEisenberg, patent attorney, NASA engineer
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Tom is a registered patent attorney and a former rocket engine turbomachinery engineer on NASA’s Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME). Tom’s experience supporting over 47 successful space...
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Carrie E. Wilson, Securities Litigation Attorney, Neal Gerber Eisenberg Law Firm
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Carrie E. Wilson practices in the firm’s Securities & Commodities Litigation practice group. She represents broker/dealers and associated persons in customer and employment disputes, as...
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Tina Winer, Securities & Commodities Litigation, Neal Gerber Eisenberg, Partner
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Tina L. Winer represents clients in securities litigation matters arising from  investment and employment-related disputes. Tina’s practice focuses primarily on defending broker-dealers and...
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Emily L. Zachar is an associate whose practice focuses on technology transactions and intellectual property agreements, including licensing, outsourcing engagements, web site terms and...
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Lisa Zebovitz co-chairs Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Environmental Practice Group. Practicing for 31 years, she has extensive experience representing both the government and private sectors in...
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Michael M. Zmora has represented broker/dealers and associated persons in customer and employment disputes before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as well as before state and...
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