September Good Morning Schaumburg

How Companies Can Navigate the COVID-19 Storm

In September's Good Morning Schaumburg, Lavelle Law attorneys shared how businesses can navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics included were: 

  • Obtain Financing from Governmental Programs and Other Sources
  • Defer Payments and Fend Off Creditors
  • Determine Whether a Small Business Bankruptcy Makes Sense
  • Deal with Staff Reductions, Sick Leave, and Other Employment Law Issues

Ted McGinn is the managing partner and a shareholder of Lavelle Law, a Schaumburg-based firm with over 30 attorneys representing more than a dozen practice groups serving the Chicagoland area. Mr. McGinn focuses his practice on business formations and capital structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions. Many of his clients operate in the health care industry including physicians, therapists, and nurses. Moreover, he provides guidance in areas of intellectual property including trademarks and copyrights. He also represents individuals and businesses in bankruptcy and other debtor relief and wind down strategies. Mr. McGinn serves on the Board of Directors for the Schaumburg Business Association, Faith Community Homes, and is a member of the Village of Palatine Zoning Board of Appeals. He is also a former adjust professor with The John Marshall Law School and a former chair of the Chicago Bar Association Asset Protection Committee.

Steve Migala is an experienced business attorney and one of the shareholders of Lavelle Law. Steve counsels business organizations in all stages of their life cycle, from start-up issues, contract negotiation and documentation, assets and equity sales/purchases, and mergers and joint ventures. He also represents banks and borrowers in commercial lending and workout matters. Steve's real estate practice includes representing sellers, buyers, landlords, and tenants with acquisitions, dispositions and leasing of real estate, as well as with related municipal zoning matters. He assists business owners with their succession planning and exit strategy, as well as their estate plans, probate, and trust administration. Steve is a former chair of the Chicago Bar Association?s Corporation and Business Law Committee and is a Commissioner on the City of Elgin's Planning and Zoning Commission.

Joshua Nesser is a shareholder of Lavelle Law. Mr. Nesser counsels businesses and business owners through all stages of the business lifecycle, assisting with startup issues, contract negotiation and documentation, and asset and equity sales, with an emphasis on employment matters. As part of the firm?s tax resolution practice group, Joshua also assists individuals and businesses to address and resolve income, employment, sales, and other tax issues at the federal, state, and local levels.