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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    26 years, 500 cases
  2. Debt Collection: 25%
    26 years, 200 cases
  3. Foreclosure: 20%
    19 years, 50 cases
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 5%
    26 years, 100 cases

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  • Matthew R. Henderson

    Andy is one of the brightest and most capable commercial litigators I have worked with. He is highly creative in his approach to litigation, and he is the first lawyer I think of when referring a case of that nature. Andy also has a broad transactional background enabling him to handle corporate, real estate, and estate planning matters. I enthusiastically recommend Andy as a highly qualified and aggressive litigator.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Schwartz & Kanyock, LLC

111 N. Canal Street
Suite 394
Chicago, IL, 60606-7203


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198811/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pre-Eminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2008
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2007
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberSchwartz & Kanyock, LLC2007 - Present
PartnerSugar, Friedberg & Felsenthal, LLP2000 - 2007
AssociateDavidson & Schwartz1988 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
S-Cubed, LLC, et. al v. Schmidt, et. al$31 million judgment entered against defendant ($1 million compensatory damages, $30 million punitive damages); claim against wife settled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois Bar JournalA Divorce Lawyer's Guide to the Illinois Fraudulent Transfer Act2011
Illinois Bar JournalAttacking Rule 137 Sanctions Motions as Pleadings2010
IICLE CHANCERY AND SPECIAL REMEDIESLitigating the Suit to set Aside Fraudulent Transfers2009
ISBA Fam. Law NewsletterWinner Take All: Recovery of Fees for Fee Litigation in Illinois2002
Ill.B.J.Recovering Costs in Illinois Civil Actions2000
Ill.B.J.Resolving Contract Ambiguity: Parol Evidence Versus the Rules of Contract Construction1999
IICLE CHANCERY AND SPECIAL REMEDIESLitigating the Suit to set Aside Fraudulent Transfers1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Michigan, Ann ArborEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarFraudulent Transfers and the Matrimonial Lawyer2011
LectureFraudulent Transfers for the Matrimonial Lawyer2011
Annual SeminarFraudulent Transfer Litigation for Matrimonial Attorneys2010