Business Legal Services


We provides our clients with a wide range of legal services for both business owners and individuals. From business formation to complex more complex agreements, we can implement legal measures designed to help businesses run smoothly and avoid costly litigation. We can help businesses large and small avoid the pitfalls commonly encountered by enterprises that fail to engage an attorney who knows and understand how to protect their legal interests. Our general business practice services includes:

  • Entity formation
  • Operating agreements
  • Partnership, LLC and joint venture structuring
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Leasing
  • Employment agreements
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Secured transactions


We offer our clients an aggressive approach in dealing with litigation. Preparation is the key to a successful litigation strategy. Without an attorney like Mr. Crane, businesses are guaranteed to ultimately pay more when encountering litigation matters. We are prepared to take matters to trial and ensure that our clients are in the best position to negotiate favorable settlements. We have a proven track record of excellent success with both trial outcomes and negotiated settlements.

We have represented clients in cases in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, Kane and Kankakee County. We have also represented clients in cases pending in Federal Court for the Northern District of Illinois. We have represented clients in a diverse range of business disputes including:

  • Partnership and corporate disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Operating agreement disputes
  • Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Employment disputes
  • Negligence
  • Personal injury
  • Uninsured or underinsured motorist claims