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George J. Spathis

George J. Spathis

Practice areas:

Business, Lawsuits & Disputes, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Languages Spoken: Greek

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

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

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • William Hilton Ridings Jr

    I endorse this lawyer.


    William Ridings Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • 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
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered

500 West Madison Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL, 60661



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
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 AssociationN/AN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A

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-ChampaignN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to-Medium Sized BusinessEtical Issues2013
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