Edward J. Momkus, B.A. 1974 Elmhurst College and J.D. 1977 Northwestern University School of Law, served in positions from Staff Attorney to General Counsel in the Corporate Law Departments of Leaseway Transportation Corporation, Evans Products Company, Sunbeam Corporation and Gottlieb Properties, Inc. before entering private practice. Ed acts as the general counsel to several organizations, guiding them through the maze of legal requirements that affect businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
Ed’s extensive experience in a wide range of business transactions, legal compliance issues, and tax-driven business planning are the ideal foundation for his role as general counsel. His experience and achievements include:
- Dozens of purchases and sales of businesses with revenues up to $100,000,000.00;
- Complex tax-based reorganizations and exchanges;
- Negotiating, drafting and closing business transactions of all kinds, including manufacturing contracts, purchase agreements, equipment leases, corporate and partnership formation, business succession and sales of businesses;
- Negotiating, drafting and closing real estate transactions of all kinds, including office and industrial leases, construction contracts, financing agreements and real estate partnerships;
- Ed has been the Founding Member and Managing Partner of the Firm. Ed is heavily involved in various no-for-profit entities, and is a Trustee of Elmhurst College and the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation, a past Board Member of the Oak Brook Area Chamber of Commerce.
In his prior work as in-house counsel Ed had direct experience in being a member of senior management of several large publicly-held companies, covering the manufacturing, logistics and transportation fields.
Among other things, he has been responsible for environmental compliance, product liability risk management, advertising compliance and complex financing coordination. Ed also has first-hand experience in entrepreneurial ventures as an owner and partner, including as a partner in a venture that developed one of the largest residential projects in Sedona, Arizona.
- Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1977
- Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois
- B.A., Political Science and History
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