General Counsel for Business

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The attorneys at Mauck & Baker have experience navigating the many complexities of commercial and corporate law with both small and large businesses in a wide range of industries. We regularly represent clients in state and federal courts as well as before many administrative agencies and can represent your interests in disputes. As outside general counsel, we can discuss the implications of various business maneuvers and guide your business through establishment, operations, and disposition. In addition, when a business inevitably faces disputes, we'll help resolve the issues quickly and efficiently.

We understand the challenges that many companies, especially closely-held businesses, may face within our ever-changing culture. That's why we help our clients achieve pragmatic solutions to suit their objectives in the most difficult situations. Don't go about your business without competent and wise counsel. Contact Mauck & Baker today.

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With so many laws it is almost impossible to run a successful business without the help of a lawyer. A good legal advisor can help navigate complex regulations and manage risks effectively to protect the business from contingencies.

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Areas of Service

Business Dispute & Litigation

Business Transactions

Operating Agreements

Licensing Agreements

Trademarks & Copyright

Business Planning & Formation

Tax Aspect of Business Planning

Employment Practice

Risk Management

Corporate Administration

Buying Business & Due Diligence

Real Estate Owned or Leased

Mergers & Acquisitions

Sale or Other Disposition of Business

Entity Selection on Tax & Non-Tax Considerations

Creating Corporations, LLCs, & Partnerships

Negotiating, Preparing, & Reviewing Contracts



Our business clients include equipment and parts manufacturers, various retail businesses, logistics companies, construction companies, restaurants, coffee shops, real estate management, professional businesses, non-profit organizations, and more.

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Creating or updating an employee handbook can be overwhelming with employment laws at the Federal, state, and even local levels. This article is intended to be a checklist for Illinois employers in evaluating their handbooks.

Check out this legal guide curated by our attorneys.

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