MARCH 18, 2014

Howard & Howard Expands Chicago Office; Welcomes Aaron B. Zarkowsky

Royal Oak, Michigan, March 18, 2014: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Aaron B. Zarkowsky has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Chicago Office.

Mr. Zarkowsky concentrates his practice on the financial services industry, representing national, regional and community lenders in real estate and asset based financing transactions with a focus on syndicated and participated loans. Additionally, his corporate and real estate practice includes advising privately held businesses on a broad range of corporate transactions including, commercial real estate sale, acquisition, development and leasing; mergers and acquisitions; and general business planning.

Also inclusive in Mr. Zarkowsky’s practice is drafting, negotiating and finalizing purchase and sale agreements and ancillary documents such as disclosure schedules, employment agreements, and license agreements; managing and conducting due diligence process for acquisitions and dispositions; conducting and managing real estate due diligence, including title and survey analysis; preparation and development of limited liability company operating agreements, shareholder agreements, phantom stock plans and other governance documents; estate planning and business succession structuring; and advising on various general corporate matters including entity formation, tax issues and corporate governance.

Mr. Zarkowsky received his B.A. from the University of Illinois in 1992 and his J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law in 1995. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.

About Howard & Howard

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners.The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); and Las Vegas, Nevada. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities and tax. Our distinguished backgrounds provide us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at

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