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Our law firm concentrates its practice in General Corporate, Real Estate, Estate, Business and Financial Planning and Securities Law. In addition, we practice in the areas of Venture Capital Investments, Franchising, and Oil and Gas. We help people plan and form all types of business entities, including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.

We are especially skilled in business formation and advice and will  be able to analyze the type of entity needed for business success and tax advantages.  We form general partnerships, limited partnerships, s-corporations, regular corporations, and limited liability companies.


Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 50%
    51 years
  2. Securities Offerings: 25%
    51 years
  3. Real Estate: 13%
    47 years
  4. Estate Planning: 12%
    47 years



Hourly ($295-395/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Howard Z. Gopman & Associates, Ltd.

One Northfield Plaza, Suite 300
Northfield, IL, 60093

Howard Z. Gopman & Associates, Ltd.

One Northfield Plaza, Suite 300
Northfield, IL, 60093



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law196905/11/2016
WIGood Standing196503/02/2015
MONot authorized to practice-Administrative196601/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AttorneyHoward Z. Gopman & Assoc., Ltd1975 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember-Corporation, Securities, and Business Law Section Council1998 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar AssociationDecision explains policy as to enforcement of restrictive covenants in employment agreements2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin, MadisonFinanceM.B.A.1967
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1965