Six L&T Lawyers Earn 2020 Leading Lawyers Recognition

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., is pleased to announce that six of its partners have been selected as Illinois Leading Lawyers.  The selected attorneys are William W. Thorsness, Gregory F. Smith, Russell R. Custer, Jr., Adrian Mendoza, Francesco Roselli and Thomas G. Oddo. Bill Thorsness is a founding member of the law firm and focuses his […]

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COVID-19

Lillig & Thorsness currently is assessing the best way to serve our clients as the incidence of COVID-19 increases in Illinois and across the country. We encourage all clients to call or email their attorneys to discuss any matter of immediate concern. If you have a scheduled in-person meeting this week, please call your attorney […]

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Adrian Mendoza Earns 2020 Super Lawyers Recognition

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., is pleased to announce that Adrian Mendoza was selected as a 2020 Super Lawyer.  This is Mr. Mendoza’s fourth Super Lawyers selection. Mr. Mendoza is the head of Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd.’s litigation team and concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil and commercial litigation.  Admitted to practice in […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Attorneys Represent Rail Industry Supplier In Stock Sale

A team of Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. attorneys led by Greg Smith and David Stallter recently represented the largest seller of circular hatch covers to the North American freight car industry in a stock sale to a global industrial holding company.   About Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd.: Founded in 1978, Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. has […]

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Angela M. Iaria Named as Partner

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Angela M. Iaria has been named as Partner in the firm.  Ms. Iaria leads the firm’s family law practice and also focuses on commercial litigation, estate planning and estate administration.  Ms. Iaria was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2009 and the […]

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Adrian Mendoza and Russ Custer Defeat Claims of Slander of Title Against Condominium Association and Derivative Action Against Majority Owner

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. partners Adrian Mendoza and Russ Custer prevailed on a motion to dismiss a claim of slander of title and a purported derivative action brought by the former owner of a commercial condominium unit in a Chicago landmark building.  The former owner had refused to pay special assessments to the Condominium Association […]

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Three Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Attorneys Earn 2019 Super Lawyers Recognition

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., is pleased to announce that Adrian Mendoza was selected as a 2019 Super Lawyer and Kiley M. Whitty and Angela M. Iaria were recognized as 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Illinois.   Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state of Illinois are selected as Super Lawyers following a multiphase […]

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Justin Prince Joins Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd.’s Estate Planning Group

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Justin Prince has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Prince concentrates his practice in the areas of lifetime and estate planning, estate and trust administration, and federal estate and gift taxation. Prior to joining Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., he was an associate at a law […]

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L&T Defends Hotel Owners Against Foreclosure and Personal Liability

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. attorneys Greg Smith, Adrian Mendoza and Ed Sherman were called in to represent a hotel owner against foreclosure proceedings and the owner’s principals in connection with claims of liability for millions of dollars under the personal guarantees they had signed.   The hotel’s lender initiated the foreclosure lawsuit due to the hotel’s […]

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Kiley Whitty Elected To Partner

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Kiley M. Whitty has been elected to partner in the firm. In addition to leading the firm’s family law practice, Ms. Whitty also handles matters involving creditor negotiations, bankruptcy and estate planning. Admitted to practice in 2009, Ms. Whitty has been selected as an Illinois SuperLawyers […]

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