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Samuel E. Neschis

Samuel E. Neschis

Neschis & Tolitano, LLC
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Real Estate Law ...
  • Illinois, New York
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Reviewed by M. Mensa-Bonsu January 8, 2021
Sam Neschis is an Exceptional Lawyer- You want him on your side!
Finding an average attorney is easy; finding a good attorney is more complicated; however, the journey to identify an excellent attorney can be particularly challenging.  Sam Neschis is an excellent attorney. His unassuming, calm nature makes him the perfect legal ally and resource for any organization. Working with Sam allows you to reap all the benefits of having a legal titan on your side without the negative personality stereotypes commonly associated with one.   The group Neschis and Tolitano LLC, and Sam, in particular, is an excellent fit for organizations or individuals who require a fully engaged legal team that is commercially astute, exceptional in their skill, and driven to find the best solutions for their clients.  If legal representation at the highest level is a non-negotiable for you, then Sam Neschis and his team would be an excellent match! Our organization has been extremely pleased with working with them. Sam Neschis has the uncommon ability to explain the most complex legal concepts and processes in simple plain English.  He does not patronize or condescend and is always honest with you about your position and options. It feels like Sam and his team make a conscious effort not to add to any stress the client may or may not be feeling.  In addition to this, Sam has a masterful handle on the commercial landscape, which will contribute to your team's advantage. Our company has used the services of Neschis and Tolitano on a diverse range of matters.  We have never been disappointed and will continue to work with Sam Neschis exclusively.  We trust his judgment and can always depend on him, to be honest, as he will refer matters outside of his scope to colleagues who specialize in those areas because he cares about his clients' overall legal health and wellbeing.   I do not usually write such lengthy reviews; however, the positive experience we have had with this firm compels me to do so.  I hope business managers, owners, directors, and administrators read this to inform their decision about whom they select to be their organizations' legal counsel. These leaders would be doing their organizations a disservice not to choose this group.  Sam Neschis will always leverage his legal expertise to ensure your company fulfills its commercial goals and will direct your legal affairs such that your organization's commercial interests are both bolstered and protected. When you work with Sam Neschis, you work with a consummate professional who is intelligent, unproblematic, honest, very responsive. Sam is as pleasant as he is smart. It would be almost impossible or to have a positive working relationship with him. The decision to work with Sam Neschis and his team is a very positive and beneficial one for any leader or business owner to make for their organization.
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Biography

Sam Neschis works with businesses and business owners in a variety of industries. Sam began his career at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where he gained valuable trial and investigative experience. He has been practicing corporate and commercial law in Chicago since 2002 representing businesses and individuals in a wide range of areas including shareholder and partnership disputes, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets, general employment matters, restrictive employment covenants (including non-competition and non-solicitation matters), commercial fraud, and unfair competition. He also represents clients in real estate, trust, and probate litigation. Sam has extensive trial experience and also handles civil appeals.

Sam also assists business owners with forming their businesses and with issues that arise during the operation of the business including negotiating vendor, customer, distribution, and financing contracts, addressing employee issues, and dealing with disputes between owners.

Sam is the current vice chair and co-newsletter editor for the Illinois State Bar Association’s Business & Securities Law Section Council. He is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Business Divorce Committee.

Sam is an arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Law Division Commercial Calendar mandatory arbitration program. He is also an active volunteer with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.

Sam is the author of Reasonable Expectations of Shareholder-Employees in Closely Held Corporations: Towards a Standard of When Termination of Employment Constitutes Shareholder Oppression, published in the Winter 2015 edition of the DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal.

Sam is a 1999 graduate of the Fordham University School of Law where he was awarded Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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New York
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U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Member
Neschis & Tolitano, LLC
Current
Education
Fordham University School of Law
J.D.
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar Association’s Business & Securities Law Section Council
Member
Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar  # 3015039
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Samuel E. Neschis' Website Profile
Website
Neschis & Tolitano, LLC Website
Contact & Map
Neschis & Tolitano, LLC
Chicago Office
311 W Superior St
#314
Chicago, IL 60654
Telephone: (312) 600-9797
Fax: (312) 573-0023
Neschis & Tolitano, LLC
Suburban Office
2400 E Devon Ave
#284
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Telephone: (847) 635-7877
Fax: (847) 635-8777
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