Paul Gilman is Co-Chair of the firm's Business Law & Transactions Group. He concentrates his practice in corporate, healthcare, tax, estate planning and real estate matters.
Paul advises clients on corporate formation and structure; contract preparation and negotiation; capital financing, including public and private offerings of securities, syndication of investment interests and venture capital finance; and mergers and acquisitions, including consolidation (rollup) transactions strategies. He counsels clients on tax and financial planning matters, including wealth and succession planning techniques.
Paul also serves as outside general counsel to a large number of privately held businesses, acting as a trusted advisor and counselor to these entities and their principals. He advises clients in many industries, including real estate, manufacturing, distribution, retail, healthcare, consulting, advertising, professional services and entertainment.
In his healthcare practice, Paul has significant experience representing professional practices, including physicians, dentists and veterinarians. He also advises other healthcare providers and represents long-term care facilities, medical equipment suppliers and distributors, and pharmaceutical providers. He regularly counsels healthcare clients on regulatory matters, including HIPAA, and the structuring of transactions to comply with the Stark laws, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, Illinois Health Care Worker Self Referral Act and other statutes and regulations.
SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS
As a certified public accountant, Paul writes and speaks frequently on various healthcare, tax, financial planning and employee benefits matters, including:
"Paycheck Protection Program Update," Business Law Alert, June 8, 2020.
"Guidance Brings Clarification On PPP Loan Certification Requirements," Business Law Alert, May 14, 2020.
"Paycheck Protection Program Extended," Business Law Alert, April 24, 2020.
"The Business Tax Provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act," Business Law Alert, March 30, 2020.
"The Paycheck Protection Program Under the Historic CARES Act," Business Law Alert, March 30, 2020.
Paul has served the firm as a member of the Executive Management Committee since 2022. In this role, he focuses on specific management tasks including firm policy-making, strategic planning, and culture and relationship building.
Since 2020, Paul has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America list in the field of Health Care Law. In 2019, he was named to “Crain’s 2019 Notable Gen X Leaders in Law” list, published in Crain’s Chicago Business. In addition, since 2014 Paul has been recognized annually as a Leading Lawyer in Closely & Privately Held Business Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities & Venture Finance Law by Illinois Leading Lawyers.
- Executive Management Committee Member, Aronberg Goldgehn (2022 - present)
- Co-Chair, Business Law & Transactions Group, Aronberg Goldgehn (2015 - present)
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1989
Member, Loyola Law Journal
University of Illinois , B.A., Accounting and Economics, 1985
BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- The Best Lawyers in America for Health Care Law (2020)
- Crain’s Chicago Business's Notable Gen X Leaders in Law (2019)
- Illinois Leading Lawyer in Closely & Privately Held Business Law (2014-2020)