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  1. Business: 45%
    39 years
  2. Litigation: 35%
    39 years
  3. Tax: 20%
    39 years


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Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd.

55 West Monroe Street
Suite 2300
Chicago, IL, 60603


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197705/11/2016
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-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1990
Cum LaudeNorthwestern University School of Law1977
Honors in EconomicsGrinnell College1974
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateD'Ancona Pflaum1977 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Friends of The National Institute for Psychobiology in IsraelDirector2012 - Present
American Associates of Ben Gurian UniversityChairman of Planned Giving Committee2010 - Present
Federal Circuit Court of AppealsN/A2009 - Present
American Associates of BenGurian UniversityMidwest Advisory Board Member2008 - Present
Northern District of IndianaN/A2008 - Present
Eastern District of TexasN/A2007 - Present
Vistage InternationalMember1999 - Present
Seventh Circuit Court of AppealsN/A1991 - Present
US Supreme CourtN/A1989 - Present
Trial Bar, Northern District of IllinoisMember1987 - Present
US Tax CourtN/A1983 - Present
Northern District Of IllinoisN/A1977 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Turnaround Management AssociationMember2008 - 2010
Tough Love InternationalDistrict Representative1998 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
John Marks v CDW Computer Centers, Inc.Obtained a $5,000,000+ settlement,
Eskridge v Farmers New World InsuranceStopped insurance award to murderer.
IITC nvestigation 337-TA-625, Certain Self-Cleaning Litter Boxes & Components ThereofExclusion order granted by the US ITC
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD, Cum Laude1977
Grinnell CollegeEconmoicsOther - Bachelors1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Vistage Group meetingBuying Businesses2010
PASSING ON THE FAMILY BUSINESSFamily business succession2009
LaSalle National Bank EventPrice Value and Cost in Business Acquisitions2007
Four Aces of Equity PlansEmployee equity incentive compensation.2006
Vistage International SeminarPrice Value and Cost in Business Acquisitions2005
Chicago Israeli Chamber of CommercePVC Seminar2005
Vistage InternationalLeaving a Lasting Legacy2004
ABC's of Employee EquityEmployee equity incentive compensation.2002