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Estates & Trusts

Our practice advises and counsels personal representatives, trustees, guardians, agents and beneficiaries with experience and sensitivity guiding you each step through estate planning, trust and probate administration, and resolution of related disputes.

Real Estate

We provide our clients with legal counsel in a small firm setting that offers personal attention, care and unrivaled legal strength, in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate development, financing, acquisition and sale. 

Family Law

Our experienced family law attorneys represent clients in a wide range of family law matters.  We understand how important family is and are dedicated to handling your family law needs with with honesty and integrity as the foundation of our legal practice.

Business Advice

Our attorneys represent businesses of all sizes, both locally and globally, from start-ups to publicly-traded corporations. We understand that all your business decisions have real world implications. Throughout the life of your business, a wide range of issues may require legal counsel, including initial organization, contract negotiation and preparation, HR and executive compensation issues, private and public financing, mergers and acquisitions. Our firm can assist you every step of the way, from formation through operations, succession planning and ultimate dispositions. 

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Rieck + Crotty is a boutique business + corporate law firm with a philosophy rooted in integrity + individualized client attention.

Representing businesses from individuals, professionals, corporations and financial institutions for over 35 years, Rieck + Crotty is proud to be known as Chicago’s Business Lawyers.

As business activities evolve, we adapt our practice and resources to provide the highest quality service to our clients and business associates. We were pleased to participate in 2001, as a founding member of LawPact, an association now consisting of more than forty commercial firms in nineteen cities across the United States, and member firms in Toronto, Canada; Montreal, Canada; and Mexico City, Mexico; and numerous cities in Europe, South America and Asia. New member firms are being admitted all the time. LawPact provides Rieck + Crotty, and other members, a referral and resource network to leverage professional expertise and services on a national and international basis.

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Commercial Litigation, Partner and Shareholder Disputes, Trust and Estate Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Bankruptcy Law, and General Business Law.

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Representation of private and public corporations in all aspects of corporate law, including, but not limited to, securities, tax, business and estate/succession planning, executive compensation and employee benefits.

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Representation of Business Owners and Corporations in the areas of Corporate, Employment, Partnership, Shareholder, Family and Estate Planning Law and Litigation.

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Business Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Contract Drafting & Matters
General Business Advice
Real Estate

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