Practice Areas

Chicago Legal ServicesBurke Burns & Pinelli, Ltd. concentrates in general commercial litigation and major transactional services on behalf of government and corporate clients throughout Illinois.  Litigation services include both routine and complex disputes in the state and federal court systems at both the trial and appellate levels.   Transactional services include municipal bonds, public financings and the representation of borrowers and financial institutions in sophisticated secured lending transactions.  

We provide superior legal services expected from large firms, but with more economical and cost effective approaches.  Our legal services include:

Transaction Services:

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Education
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Fiduciary Duty Counseling
  • Government Procurement Counseling
  • Insurance Liquidations
  • Loan Transactions
  • Municipal and Corporate Bond Transactions
  • Pension Fund Representation
  • Public/Private Transactions
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Zoning and Land Use Transactions

Litigation Services:

  • Accountant Liability
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Arbitration and Interest Arbitration
  • Civil Rico Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Contract Litigation
  • Corporate and Securities Law
  • Directors' and Officers' Liability
  • Eminent Domain and Zoning Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Fiduciary Duty Litigation
  • Government Litigation
  • ILRB Proceedings
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Lender Liability
  • Product Liability and Tort Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities Fraud
  • Surety Litigation
  • Unfair Labor Practice Disputes