Steven C. Filipowski


T 312.621.5222
Chicago, IL

Steven C. Filipowski

Steven C. Filipowski concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate transactions, employment relations and corporate and commercial financing, and workouts.

Steve acts as outside general counsel to many closely held business enterprises, representing them in mergers and acquisitions (asset and stock sales), employer relations, executive employment relations and exit and inter-generational transition planning. Steve has decades of experience counseling business owners and operators managing business disputes, employment relations disputes, reductions in force related to economic downturns, renegotiation of bank financing, employment termination disputes and disputes among business owners. Steve has extensive experience in assisting clients working through complex business problems, bringing an experienced, analytical perspective to issues which are sometimes novel to clients.

Steve counsels businesses engaged in sales and distribution, manufacturing, construction, e-commerce, consulting, medical practice and legal practice.

State of Illinois

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (trial bar)

Loyola University of Chicago, J.D., 1975

St John’s University, B.A., Member, Honors Program, 1972

Chicago Bar Association

American Bar Association

Trustee, Union League Boys and Girls Clubs, Chicago, IL (2009-2018

Leading Lawyer for Commercial Litigation Law; Employment Law: Management (2006,2013-2022)

Professional Service Award, Seguin Services, Inc. (June 1991)

Community Director Award, Seguin Services, Inc (July 1990)

Ordained Elder, First Presbyterian Church, Deerfield, IL

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