Royal Oak, Michigan, December 20, 2016: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph B. VanFleet has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Peoria, Illinois office.
Mr. VanFleet concentrates his practice on business, commercial, real estate, and construction litigation; with a heavier emphasis on banking, creditors’ rights, and general business law.
After several years at one of the world’s largest law firms, Mr. VanFleet left the relative stability of an international firm to form his own practice where he focused on providing sophisticated cost-effective legal representation for his broad spectrum of banks and corporate clients in a manner custom-designed to achieve the desired result for each specific matter. His clients range from small businesses and community banks to Fortune 500 publicly traded entities and large-scale lenders. He brings an innovative, practical, and solution-based approach to Howard & Howard.
Mr. VanFleet received his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1990 and his B.S. from the University of Illinois College of Commerce and Business Administration in 1987. He is licensed in the State of Illinois. He is also admitted to practice before the United States and Illinois State Supreme Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois.
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); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. 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; commodity futures; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.