I advise and represent businesses in boardrooms and courtrooms to cost-effectively achieve desired results.

Dennis provides outside general counsel services to businesses throughout various industries. He regularly represents buyers and sellers in asset, stock, and real estate transactions. Dennis represents commercial developers from land acquisition throughout the development process. He also represents construction companies in contract drafting, contract review, and liens, including litigation.

In addition, Dennis assists individuals with their estate plans and associated litigation.

Services

Business & Corporate

Our business is business–your business. We offer vast experience in a full array of corporate legal services.

Credentials

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, 2007
    • J.D
  • Illinois State University, 2004
    • B.S., Accounting

Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, 2020-2022

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2007

Professional Achievements

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2014-2015; 2018-2022
  • Illinois Leading Lawyers, "Emerging Lawyers," 2015-2021

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Lead negotiation and document drafting for sale of $2.75 MM affordable housing apartment complex, including negotiation and assignment of land use restrictions and loan from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.

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  • Recovery of $1.3 MM from estate of a former employee on behalf of construction company that suffered losses due to alleged embezzlement.

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  • Lead negotiation and drafting of documentation for $1.2 MM asset sale for waste collection and disposal company, including asset purchase agreement, promissory note, and assignment of contracts.

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  • Lead negotiation and drafting of documentation for $5.4 MM mixed-use development involving historic tax credits, including entity formation in compliance with tax safe-harbor, land acquisition, financing, and construction contracts.

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  • Lead negotiation and drafting of documentation for purchase of $2.725 MM retail shopping center, including assignment of non-performing mortgage and eventual re-finance.

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