Real Estate Law Chicago

Attorney Howard Berkson has over 35 years of real estate, legal and business experience, which includes his own personal development and acquisition of over 1.25 million square feet of residential and commercial property.

Clients have continually lauded the benefits of Mr. Berkson’s unique skill set and experience, which will generally provide a more in-depth perspective and approach to real estate legal issues, analysis and decision making, in contrast with many other real estate attorneys.

Services Provided:

  • Negotiate, Draft, Review:
    • Residential/Commercial Purchase and Sale Contracts
    • Residential/Commercial Leases
    • Construction Contracts
  • Representation in matters involving:
    • Construction Defects
    • Zoning, Building Code Violations
    • Property Tax Appeals, Zoning, Building Code Violations
    • Landlords and Tenants

Business Law Chicago

Attorney Howard Berkson has owned and operated several successful businesses over his professional career. His experience in the business world, coupled with his legal background, allows Mr. Berkson to the ability to provide cogent and timely advice on a myriad of legal and business issues.

Services Provided:

  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Insurance Policy Disputes
  • Purchase and Sale Contracts
  • Company Formation
  • Financing
  • Business Valuation
  • UCC Filings

Restaurant, Music & Entertainment Law Chicago

The restaurant, music and entertainment business relies heavily on written contracts and side agreements.

Attorney Howard Berkson created and owned an award-winning and internationally acclaimed 325 seat fine dining restaurant and live music venue for several years. He has a vast array of knowledge and experience in every aspect of owning and operating a restaurant as well as a music/entertainment venue. This unique experience allows Mr. Berkson the ability to provide knowledgeable business and legal advice on all issues related to the ownership in these types of uses.

Services Provided:

  • Artist Management
  • Operational and Contract Review for Owners of Music/Entertainment Venues – Employee and Artist Contracts
  • Operational and Contract Review of Restaurants – Employees, Purveyors and Vendors
With our law firm’s legal and business experience in this industry, we can also help in assessing the operational systems and tools that are in place in order to operate a more profitable business for our clients.

Public/Private Mediation Services Chicago

"The entire legal profession, lawyers, judges and professors, has become so mesmerized with the stimulation of the courtroom contests that we tend to forget that we ought to be healers of conflict … we have served and must continue to see our role as problem-solvers, harmonizers, and peacemakers, the healers – not the promoters – of conflict."

Chief Justice Warren E. Burger
The United States Supreme Court

Unfortunately, disputes are an unavoidable part of doing business, and in some cases these disagreements require the intervention of an attorney mediator. Mediation is often a viable alternative to litigation that can confer significant benefits to the parties to a dispute. 

Attorney Howard Berkson is a both a court certified and private mediator. His background, training, education and experience, makes Mr. Berkson the perfect mediation expert to help resolve any issues of parties seeking alternative dispute resolution.

Contact the Law Offices of Howard C. Berkson, LLC Today

Contact our office today by calling 312-800-3979 or send us an email through our quick contact form.