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Business & Corporate

The business lawyers of Foley Mansfield provide legal services in a manner that puts practical advice and innovative client solutions first. Our business is straightforward: aligning ourselves with our client’s business strategy and providing the integrated legal representation necessary for client success.

Business Lawyers Who Know Business

As counsel to businesses and business owners, we provide sound strategies to assist in both day-to-day concerns and complicated matters such as:

  • Contract and Lease Drafting and Review
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Entity Selection and Formation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Business Sales
  • Non-compete and Employment Agreements
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Succession Planning

Business-to-Business Law

Foley Mansfield isn't a typical law firm – we are a business whose business happens to be the law. We believe that business cannot achieve long-term success without being properly structured, well-managed and financially disciplined. We also believe that financial reward will follow these achievements – but should not be allowed to take precedence over them.

This perspective is the key to why so many rely on our counsel to help run their business effectively. We know it's not just about fulfilling legal obligations and protecting legal rights: it's about helping businesses make good decisions in all areas of business practice, management and citizenship. That is why we define our success by the impact we have on our clients, whose businesses span a range of industries, including:

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Business Consulting and Creative Services
  • Clean-Tech and Recycling
  • Construction & Design
  • Franchises
  • Health Care, Medical and Med-Tech
  • Manufacturing
  • Professionals, including doctors, lawyers, accountants, and financial advisors
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants and Hospitality
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Transportation and Logistics
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Robert J. Brummond

Partner - Chicago

rbrummond@foleymansfield.com

312-254-3802

Bob Brummond has focused his practice on toxic torts and mass tort litigation with an emphasis on asbestos-related diseases. He has been involved in personal injury asbestos litigation since 1987 in national coordinating counsel and local counsel roles for clients in various industries including refractory, electrical, friction, construction, pressure control, pumps, and heat management. He served as national coordinating counsel for a refractory client for over 12 years involving more than 30,000 cases in 34 states. Other toxic torts include benzene, mold, manganese, and silica litigation.

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