Business Law

Lake Forest - Lake Bluff Business Law Attorneys


Experienced Lawyers to Help You Startup and Manage Your Business

Nothing has changed, in Illinois or the U.S., since President Calvin Coolidge's historic announcement that "The business of this country is ... business."

Whether you are starting up a business or establishing a new business relationship, our skilled lawyers can help, just as we have assisted a broad range of companies and entrepreneurs for more than 40 years. We help business owners navigate legal challenges, as well as offer proactive solutions to the general and internal issues that can arise for small to medium-sized businesses.  We focus on advising our clients in all aspects of the selection, formation, operation, sale or purchase of a business.

We can assist you with:

Entity selection

Formation of corporations (S, C & not for profit), limited liability companies (regular & series), and partnerships

Entity conversion

Bylaws and Shareholder Agreements (Corporation)

Operating Agreements (LLC)

Partnership Agreements

Drafting, review and negotiation of contracts, agreements and leases

Representation in the purchase or sale of a business

Serving as a Registered Agent for Illinois organizations and foreign companies registered to do business in Illinois

Succession Planning

At Semmelman & Wisneski, Ltd., we are dedicated to forging long-lasting relationships with our business clients. We enjoy playing a small part in the success story of your company. It all begins with the first appointment. Email or call us today (847-234-4438) to set up a meeting.


Contact Us

Semmelman & Wisneski, Ltd.

900 North Shore Drive

Suite 250

Lake Bluff, IL 60044

Phone: 847-234-4438

Fax: 847-234-4674




Practice Areas


Real Estate

Estate (probate) & Trust Administration

Estate Planning

Business Formations & Transactions


Semmelman & Wisneski, Ltd. serves clients in Illinois such as Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills, Highland Park, Mundelein, Gurnee, Grayslake, Wadsworth, Ingleside, Antioch, Wauconda, Lake Zurich and the rest of Lake County.


Regional Nicknames: Lake County, Illinois


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