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George J. Spathis

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Languages spoken: Greek, English

Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 35%
    24 years
  2. Business: 35%
    24 years
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 30%
    11 years



Hourly ($385/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • William Hilton Ridings Jr

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    William Ridings Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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  • Gregory H. Moss

    I would highly recommend George for any complex business/bankruptcy matter as he is extremely knowledgeable in both matters and a very skilled litigator. I would refer anyone with business issues in need of resolution to George.


    Gregory Moss Lemon Law Attorney
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Contact info

Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered

500 West Madison Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL, 60661


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199011/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChicago Lawyer Magazine2015
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2012
Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChicago Lawyer Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHorwood Marcus & Berk, Chartered2012 - Present
MemberShaw Gussis Fishman Glantz Wolfson & Towbin LLC2003 - Present
PartnerRoss & Hardies1998 - 2003
AssociateRoss & Hardies1990 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2012 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Maniscalco v. Locasio, et alObtained judgment for plaintiff at trial
Tikal Imports v. Central Beer Import Co., Inc.Obtained a $1,300,000 jury verdict (including sizable punitive damages) for Plaintiff
Trailmobile Trailor LLC v. Trailmobile Corp., et al.Obtained a $10,000,000 judgment at trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarHelping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to-Medium Sized Business2013
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) JournalAvoiding Hearsay Traps in Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation2012
The Practical LawyerUnderstanding Fiduciary Obligations Applicable to Delaware Limited Liability Companies2012
Advanced LLC Issues (NBI)Fiduciary Obligations and the Rights of Minority Members2007
Collection Law from Start to Finish (NBI)Collection Realities and Pre-suit Strategies2007
Journal of the American Bankruptcy InstituteNY Court reels in Off-Shore Limited Partnerships for Inappropriate Distributions to Former Partners2003
Association ForumAntitrust, @ssociations and the New Economy2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebcastAdvanced Business Contracts2015
Limited Liability CompaniesAdvanced LLC Issues2015
Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a BusinessEthical Obligations for Transactional Lawyers2013
Live WebinarWhat You Need to Know About Fraudulent Conveyance Law2012
WebinarThe Law of Fraudulent Conveyance2009
Collection Law from Start to FinishCollection Litigation2007
Advanced LLC IssuesRights of Minority Members2007