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David Kent Staub

Business Attorney at Chicago, IL

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  • Licensed for 46 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1977
    Status
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David Staub is an experienced Illinois business attorney. He practices primarily in the areas of corporate law, technology law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures, and tax law. He is a trusted advisor to entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses of all sizes.

 

David's experience and training in business law provide him with the background to counsel his clients on a wide variety of legal issues including:

  • business formation
  • joint ventures and strategic business relationships
  • software development contracts, licensing agreements and other technology issues
  • sales agency and other distribution matters
  • employment issues and executive compensation arrangements
  • resolving disputes between shareholders or members

 

David's clients range from start-ups seeking guidance on formation of their business entity, to growing companies looking for sources of capital to fuel their growth, to maturing family-owned companies planning for the transfer of the business to the next generation. He provides advice on buying a business for those starting out or expanding their existing operations and counsels others on selling their business or pursuing other exit strategies.

 

David Staub has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer by the publishers of Law and Politics magazine and he is AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition of attorneys for ethical standards and legal ability.

Location

Staub Anderson LLC
55 West Monroe Street
Suite 1925
Chicago, IL, 60603-5079

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Staub Anderson LLC
  • 2008 - Present
  • Stahl Cowen
  • 1996 - 2008
  • Shefsky & Froelich
  • 1985 - 1996
  • Cowen Crowley & Hager
  • 1981 - 1985
  • Mayer Brown & Platt
  • 1977 - 1981
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Education

  • Harvard University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1977
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1974

Associations

  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1981 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1977 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association - Corporations & Business Law Committee
  • Chairman
  • 2001 - 2002
  • Chicago Bar Association - M&A Subcommittee
  • Chairman
  • 1996 - 2001
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Illinois SuperLawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Illinois SuperLawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Illinois SuperLawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Ames Moot Court Competition
  • Harvard Law School
  • 1976
  • Outstanding Senior Award
  • University of Illinois, College of Commerce
  • 1974
  • AV rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Commerce Magazine
  • Hot Tax Issues Debated But Little Action Taken
  • 1990
  • Commerce Magazine
  • Many Legislative Changes in 1988
  • 1989
  • YLS Journal
  • The Tax Reform Act of 1986: Personal Planning
  • 1987
  • Commerce Magazine
  • Highlights of 1987 Tax Legislation
  • 1987
  • Federal Taxation newsletter, Illinois State Bar Association, Section on Taxation
  • Section 83 - A Trap for the Unwary
  • 1985
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Speaking Engagements

  • Chicago Bar Association, Business Law Committee
  • Representing a Non-controlling Shareholder/Member
  • 2011
  • Chicago Bar Association, Business Law Committee
  • Issues in Negotiating and Drafting LLC Operating Agreement
  • 2010
  • Chicago Bar Association, Corporation and Business Law Committee
  • Understanding and Drafting Distribution and Allocation Provisions in Partnership Agreements and LLC Operating Agreements
  • 2009
  • ABA/YLD Annual Meeting
  • Tax Considerations in Contract Drafting
  • 2009
  • Chicago Bar Association, Corporations & Business Law Committee
  • Piercing the Corporate Veil
  • 2007
  • Advanced LLC Issues
  • Mastering Estate Planning Issues
  • 2007
  • Limited Liability Company Update in Illinois
  • Formation & Operation; State Law LLC Issues
  • 2005
  • Chicago Bar Association, Corporations & Business Law Committee
  • Piercing the Corporate Veil - A Primer and Update
  • 2004
  • Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships in Illinois
  • Compliance Under State Law & Practical Operating Procedures
  • 2003
  • Counseling the Small Business Client in Illinois
  • Setting Up a Small Business - Organizational Details
  • 1998
  • Buying and Selling a Business
  • The Letter of Intent
  • 1997
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Chicago Business Lawyer David Kent Staub
David Kent Staub
Business Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 46 years