Chris Bannon, Jay Frank, Billy Garmisa and Blooma Stark Named Super Lawyers By Illinois Super Lawyers


Christopher J. Bannon, Jay A. Frank, William J. Garmisa and Blooma Stark have been selected as Super Lawyers for 2014 by Illinois Super Lawyers, a designation awarded by peers to only 5 percent of Illinois attorneys.

About Aronberg Goldgehn’s Super Lawyers

Christopher J. Bannon has been named a Super Lawyer in Insurance Coverage and Business Litigation. He devotes a substantial part of his practice to representing insurance companies in resolving complex coverage disputes arising out of various types of insurance policies and relationships. In addition, Chris has represented a wide range of business entities, including banks and other financial institutions, real estate developers and brokers, manufacturers, retailers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, employment agencies, commercial property lessors and management companies, as well as individuals, with a variety of business interests. He has assisted clients in resolving claims arising out of contracts, real estate transactions, construction, leases, banking transactions, employment relationships and various other commercial matters. He also regularly defends attorneys and other professionals against claims related to their professional services.

Jay A. Frank has been named a Super Lawyer in Family Law. He is a senior matrimonial attorney with more than 40 years of numerous achievements. Jay represents a wide variety of clients, including attorneys, television and radio personalities, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, sports figures, physicians, accountants and other professionals on a local, national and international basis. In his practice, he has successfully pursued, traced and valued valuable assets. He also has successfully litigated or negotiated premarital agreements, property distributions, support awards and custody and visitation arrangements.

William J. Garmisa has been named a Super Lawyer in Business/Corporate Law. He is a seasoned general business counsel to individual entrepreneurs, closely held corporations and mid-sized companies. He has a wealth of experience in the formation of business enterprises, including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies; mergers and acquisitions; and succession planning. Incidental to his general business practice, Billy has provided counsel and advice regarding debt and equity financing, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, shareholder agreements, real estate acquisitions and developments, real estate leasing, software licensing, equipment purchasing and leasing, and a broad range of other commercial activities.

 Blooma Stark has been named a Super Lawyer in Estate Planning & Probate Law. She focuses her practice on estate planning and probate with particular emphasis in the areas of tax planning, asset protection planning and elder care planning. She helps clients to meet their goals with respect to their estates and providing for their families in the most tax efficient way. Clients enjoy working with Blooma because she can explain difficult concepts to them in plain language and they know she will get their work done efficiently and effectively.

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. In the United States, Super Lawyers Magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.

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