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Michael Rothmann Joins Litigation Team
We are pleased to announce Michael Rothmann has joined the Buckley Fine Litigation Team. Michael has over 25 years of litigation experience with an emphasis on personal injury.
Estate Planning for Young Adults
From graduating college to starting a family and everything in between, your 20s and 30s can be an exciting yet uncertain time. Having an estate plan in place is one way young adults can gain control of their future no matter what life throws their way.
Protect Your Brand: What Every Business Owner Should Know
Every business owner should consider trademarking their company’s brand. In today’s world of ever-expanding social media and internet commerce, protecting reputation and intellectual property is more important than ever.
New Paid Leave for Illinois Workers
A new law recently signed by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker guarantees paid time off for employees. Commencing January of 2024, workers can start earning paid time off that can be used for any reason without providing documentation to their employer. Find out what employers need to know about updating policies and preparing for this change.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) declared that non-compete clauses - a section of an employment contract that prevents the employee from working for a competitor or launching a competing business for a certain time after the employee resigns or is terminated - stymie competition, hinder job switching, restrict wages and stifle innovation. As a result, the FTC found that non-compete clauses violate Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act.
What You Need To Know for 2023 Secure 2.0 Act
President Biden recently signed the SECURE 2.0 Act as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023. This new legislation will greatly impact employee retirement plans 401(k), 403(b), IRA and Roth accounts.
Buckley Fine Lawyers Selected for Prestigious Super Lawyers Recognition
Buckley Fine proudly announces that Super Lawyers has recognized five firm attorneys in its 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
New Year’s Considerations for Small Business Owners
The start of a New Year is an ideal time for small business owners to assess their company and ensure it is set up for success in the year ahead. Savvy business owners seize this time of year to make sure legal and financial affairs are in order. Here, we pose six questions to get you thinking about protecting your business and planning for the future.
Estate Planning Around the Holidays: A Time for Reflection and Celebration
The holidays are an opportune time to ensure that your wishes are properly reflected and your family is prepared to act when needed, so this holiday season consider giving your family and friends the gift of peace of mind with these key estate planning documents.
Buckley Fine Receives “Best Law Firms” Honor for 2nd Consecutive Year
Buckley Fine was recently awarded the prestigious “Best Law Firms” designation for 2023 from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for Trusts & Estates - Chicago. We are honored to be recognized again and credit this achievement to our dedicated attorneys and staff. The Buckley Fine team works together to provide sophisticated solutions to individuals, families and closely held businesses. Building on decades of experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, business representation, commercial real estate, asset protection, litigation, and employment law, our attorneys comprehensively guide clients throughout their lives.