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William Peter Boznos

Employment and labor Attorney at Naperville, IL

5.0   10 reviews
  • Licensed for 39 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1984
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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

About William

Learn William’s areas of practice.

Over 30 years of experience in advising both employers and employees on labor and employemnt matters. Have served as VP and Senior Counsel for multi-national companies as well as represented small to mid-size businesses. Also represent employees in employment disputes. Successfuly negotiated complex business transactions nationally and internationally.

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Location

Boznos Law Office
1700 Park Street
Suite 203
Naperville, IL, 60563

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Posted by George | May 11, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Knowledgeable, helpful, fair, and responsive
I have utilized Mr. Boznos services several times. He was patient, explained options in a clear and informative way. He is knowledgeable, helpful, fair, and responsive. I will continue to come to Mr. Boznos for all my legal needs.
Posted by Tom | May 13, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Expert in employment and labor issues!
Bill at Boznos Law Office was extremely helpful to my wife and I. We needed to apply for unemployment benefits and had many questions and concerns. Initially it is a very confusing process. Bill helped us get thru it! Also, in the past, Bill has helped with some other employment issues that my wife had with her employer. Bill is VERY knowledgeable and helpful in dealing with employer / employee issues. We would strongly recommend him to anyone having any type of employee issues!
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Posted by mark | April 29, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Mark Wilson
I was referred to Bill by my financial advice on covid_19 unemployment. I had been searching for answers to questions no one seem to knew,but Bill knew all the answers right off the bat. I am so grateful that I can now sleep better at night thanks to this fine gentleman. You sir truly have know idea how much you have put my mind at ease!!! Sincerely , Mark
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Posted by James | September 12, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Law Offices of James G. Loumos
Bill Boznos is one of the finest gentleman I have worked with. I highly recommend Bill for his knowledge, experience, aggressiveness in litigation and expertise in Business, Employment, Estate Planning, Real Estate and related areas of law. I have consulted with Bill and hired him for a client with outstanding positive results.
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Posted by Mike | May 7, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Post-employment financial recovery
Bill worked on my case to recover amounts not paid from a prior employer. He was responsive, diligent and provided insights from his deep experience that helped get my case to an amicable resolution. I have the utmost confidence in Bill and would highly recommend him for any employment-related issues.
Posted by Lisa | July 5, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Responsive
I recently hired William Boznos to assist with a hearing I had with the Labor Boatd for a wage claim against my former employer. Mr Boznos was professional, honest, and knowledgeable. He was always reachable, he actually answered the phone when I called or would call back quickly and responded to emails as well. He will work for his client and do what you ask. He has a very good work ethic, I definitely recommend Mr Boznos.
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Posted by Greg | April 9, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Severance and Non-Compete Clause
After corporate restructuring, Bill reviewed my severance package to be sure I was securing all the benefits I was entitled to within the severance program. When I started with my new company, Bill reviewed the non-compete clause to ensure that I was within the compliance structure.
Posted by Greg | March 16, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The guy you want in your corner...
I've worked with Bill on two separate occasions... The first time was when I was backed into a corner and needed someone to help me to force my former employer to honor the terms of my employment contract. Bill went through my contract and gave me the ammo necessary to protect my business interests. Most recently, my son was ticketed for a car accident while on a graduated license. There was a good chance he would loose his license. Bill put us at ease immediately. Bill represented him and managed to negotiate a deal where he kept his license and received 6 months of court supervision.
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Posted by Kimberly | September 30, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Legal Counsel for Franchise Exploration
I engaged with Bill to review a Franchise Disclosure Document and Contract, prior to making a decision about whether or not to invest in the franchise. Bill helped me see specific aspects of the contract for concern and further consideration, and counseled me on the various aspects of setting up a franchise. His service to me was invaluable!
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Posted by Karen | September 23, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent representation for a novice employer
I first started working with Mr. Boznos when I opened my business in 2012. I was totally new at being an employer, and Mr. Boznos made sure that I was doing things to the letter of the law. In the salon and spa industry there are a lot of people who do not pay their employees, legally, and I did not want to be one of those. So I have been expertly guided through all sorts of issues from hiring to firing to building strong company employee policies and finally incorporating my business. He also handles all of our family's legal needs. He helped us put together a special needs trust for one of our children that takes a lot of worry off of our shoulders. I give him a very enthusiastic and heartfelt 5 star recommendation.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-350 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Boznos Law
  • 2015 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Bellas & Wachowski, Attorneys At Law
  • 2003 - 2015

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1984
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Associations

  • DuPage Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Illinois chapter)
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
  • Director
  • 2007 - 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • Greek

Speaking Engagements

  • DCBA Webinar
  • Top Employment Trends for 2018
  • 2018
  • Business Networking Group
  • Handling an EEOC Charge
  • 2018
  • Employment Law Roundtable
  • DuPage County Bar Association CLE Presentation
  • 2017
  • DuPage County Bar Association Mega Meeting
  • Legislative Developments in the Employment Field
  • 2017
  • DuPage County Bar Association CLE
  • Protecting Your Company's Confidential Assets
  • 2017
  • Scale Up Aurora
  • HR 101 For Small Businesses
  • 2016
  • DuPage Business Networking Group
  • Successful Employer-Employee Relationships
  • 2016
  • DCBA Labor and Employment Meeting
  • Changes to the Overtime Regulations
  • 2016
  • Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce
  • Changes in the Overtime laws and the effect on your small business
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (2)
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Employment and labor Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Bill and I were opposing counsel on a recent matter. I was able to work with Bill to bridge the significant gap between our clients' respective positions. Bill was professional and pleasant to deal with, while zealously advocating his client's interests."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Bill was opposing counsel on a disputed matter and although our clients did not see eye to eye, Bill was a professional and capable advocate for his client."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I am an attorney working in some of the same areas of law as Bill Boznos and have worked opposite him on several transactions. He is very knowledgable in contract law. He is very attentive to his files, and returns phone calls almost immediately. He is also courteous and very organized. I had a very good experience working with him. I endorse this lawyer."
Mergers and acquisitions Attorney | Mar 01
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I had the pleasure of working with Bill on a business acquisition recently. Although the transaction was multi-faceted and there were unique issues, we stayed on schedule, closed as expected and enjoyed the process. Bill is professional, thorough, efficient and attuned to the business purposes of a deal without sacrificing any legal requirements."
Employment and labor
Corporate and incorporation