Aronberg Goldgehn Hosting the CBA's Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee's Kick-Off Reception


On April 12, 2018, Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa will host the kickoff reception for the Chicago Bar Association’s new Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee.

The kickoff reception will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the firm’s offices at 330 North Wabash Ave., Suite 1700. Drinks and appetizers will be served. To register for the event, CLICK HERE.

The Founding Members of the new Committee include two of Aronberg Goldgehn’s members, Jerry Holisky and John C. Sciaccotta, who serve as the Chair and Vice Chair, respectively. The other founding members include:

  • William Conlon, Sidley & Austin
  • William Gantz, Dentons
  • Hon. Thomas R. Mulroy, Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County; President, The Chicago Bar Association
  • Prof. Bud Murdock, Loyola University School of Law
  • Terri Mascherin, Jenner & Block
  • Andrew Vail, Jenner & Block
  • Brian Haussmann, Tabet, DiVito & Rothstein
  • Thomas Jersild, Mayer Brown
  • Michele M. Jochner, Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck
  • John Levitske, Sr., Ankura Consulting
  • Mitchell Marinello, Novack & Macey
  • Eugene Murphy, Jr., Murphy & Hourihane
  • Elizabeth Bleakley, Bleakley Law LLC
  • Sean Auton, Horwood Markus & Berk

About the Committee on Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes

Beginning in May, the committee will address transactional and litigation issues that arise when the relationships among owners of business organizations, large and small, break down to the point where a business separation and/or a lawsuit are the only practical solutions. Squeeze-outs, freeze-outs, shareholder rights, oppression, deadlock, dissolution, court-ordered buyouts and other alternative remedies, business valuations, and contests for corporate control are just some of the topics that will be regularly addressed.

The committee’s focus is “cross-disciplinary” with content, speakers and discussions of interest for both business lawyers and trial attorneys. The committee will study practice under the various business entity statutes (primarily Illinois and Delaware), keep members informed of case law and statutory developments, and make recommendations for changes in the law, including those related to civil practice.

To join the Committee, CLICK HERE.

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