For clients including public companies, closely held businesses and individuals, the litigation attorneys at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. offer the legal resources and courtroom experience necessary to effectively address a broad range of business litigation matters.
In every dispute, we work to balance our clients' interests in the outcome of the litigation against the cost of the litigation, including the time and effort the case may take away from running your business. Our litigators work to shift that balance in your favor. Members of the group have substantial experience in business litigation with a particular emphasis on serving the needs of privately held businesses. We have successfully prosecuted and defended contract, partnership and shareholder/director disputes.
We also have substantial experience with employment litigation, including claims based upon discrimination, retaliatory discharge, breach of contract and/or fiduciary duty and sexual harassment. Other key strengths of our litigation group reflect the broader needs of firm clients including real estate, automotive franchise, wills & trusts as well as constitutional and public policy issues of importance to religious, education, social service and other not-for-profit institutions. For more information, please see Real Estate; Consumer Financial Service Class Action Defense; Labor and Employment; and Non-Profit, Religious, Education and Social Services Organizations.
Wills & Trust Litigation
Our litigation attorneys provide counsel in Illinois and other jurisdictions regarding will and trust disputes
. We have advised trustees regarding administration issues and have litigated trust construction and reformation actions. We have also litigated matters involving adoption issues, lack of testamentary capacity and undue influence. Our clients include trustees, financial institutions, charitable organizations and individuals.
Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights
Our bankruptcy and creditor's rights attorneys represent creditors in state and federal bankruptcy court throughout the country. We have extensive experience in proceedings to terminate the automatic stay, preference actions, plan of reorganization issues and claim disputes. We represent financial institutions, businesses, real estate property managers and landlords.
Real Estate Litigation
We have extensive experience with a wide range of real estate litigation including disputes over purchase agreements, partnership agreements and disputes between property owners and managers and lease disputes. We have represented a variety of lenders and property owners in foreclosures and workouts, including negotiating deeds in lieu of foreclosure and other types of loan restructurings.
The information on this website is for general purposes only and should not be interpreted as indicating that a certain result will occur in your specific legal situation.
The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law, and any such certificate, award, or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.