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Michael Gnesin, Attorney

Michael Gnesin

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Mr. Gnesin concentrates his practice in corporate law, litigation, employment law, and business representation, and also maintains a solid understanding of real estate law and title issues related to residential and commercial purchase and sale transactions. Mr. Gnesin counsels and advises domestic emerging growth companies and established businesses in various types of corporate, transactional, general business planning, general counsel, and compliance matters. Mr. Gnesin’s experience includes entity formation, drafting, and reviewing complex commercial agreements, providing advice on legal and business decisions to business owners, corporate governance, intellectual property protection, commercial litigation, and general business planning. Mr. Gnesin represents clients in various commercial transactions and litigation matters ranging in size from less than $1 million to over $100 million.

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Illinois


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    J.D. – 2008
    CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Equities and Remedies
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    B.S. – 2004
    Major: Economics and Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Jewish United Fund – Young Lawyers Group, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Enterprise Law Group, LLP, Chicago, Illinois, Associate Attorney, 2011-2013
  • High5 Advertising, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, In-House Counsel and Treasurer, 2008-2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • JUF Young Lawyers Group, Volunteer and Committee Member
  • Community Legal Services Program and Hillels of Illinois, Volunteer


  • Fluent in Spanish and Russian
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