Work with a Chicago Business Lawyer Who Puts Clients First

If you’re looking for the top Chicago business lawyers, look no further than The Royko Group. We’re a solutions-oriented, client-focused, commercial litigation law firm with years of experience navigating and overcoming legal challenges in the courtroom and boardroom.


Chicago Business Attorney: Our Practice Areas

When you need a Chicago business attorney, you don’t just need someone to help you handle your legal issues — you need someone who will advise and advocate for your business at all stages of growth, and when you work with our law firm, you’ll find exactly that.

Commercial Litigation

The attorneys at The Royko Group are well versed in commercial litigation involving complex business litigation matters, such as contract litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud claims. Further, The Royko Group takes advantage of specific resources, such as Chicago-based public relations and community connections when applicable. Our attorneys pride themselves on finding and implementing unique solutions for our clients.

Outside General Counsel

Members of The Royko Group have served as in-house counsel and represented numerous clients in commercial litigation on a multitude of topics, including labor and employment matters, business expansion, and risk mitigation.

Class Action Litigation

In a class action setting, litigation arises on behalf of a group of individuals who share a common claim. Attorneys at The Royko Group have experience advocating for plaintiffs and defendants nationally in class action lawsuits, in both state and federal court.

Employment Litigation

The Royko Group’s attorneys have represented plaintiffs and defendants in various employment related matters including hostile environment, harassment, whistleblower, and discrimination claims. Specifically, The Royko Group has experience in claims arising from Title VII, ADA, ADEA, ERISA, FMLA, FLSA, and related state laws and regulations.

Entertainment Law

Hal ‘Corky’ Kessler, named “best entertainment attorney and executive producer in the United States” by Paris Magazine in 2017 and The Producers Network in 2019, is overseeing the entertainment law division of The Royko Group.
Corky has been the attorney and/or executive producer on over twenty-five films and has fourteen more in development. He has been a featured speaker at Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto, among other Film Festivals. Corky has set up film funds and advocated for improved legislation to encourage film investing.

Looking for a Chicago Business Lawyer?

Standing among the top Chicago business lawyers, The Royko Group is a Chicago-based law firm that takes pride in its considerable experience and long-standing community ties within Chicago.

The Royko Group places focus on our clients’ needs, understanding that trial may not always be the best solution. We work diligently on behalf of our clients to find, create, and pursue all solutions. We believe in developing a winning strategy at the outset and executing that strategy efficiently and flawlessly to find the best resolution for our clients.

Best Business Lawyer in Chicago

At The Royko Group, we place immense value on our clients’ businesses, which is why we dedicate our careers to providing tailored legal advocacy.

The Royko Group takes great pride in our ability as litigators. Our team has assisted in seven-figure verdicts in commercial cases and prevailed over some of the largest, most reputable law firms.

Our attorneys have managed cases ranging from commercial partnership disputes to complex contract disputes. In addition, we have served as outside counsel for technology start-ups, hospitality, commercial winemaking, brewing and distilling, entertainment, online esports, gaming, and streaming, as well as a wide range of other industries.

All our client engagements have one thing in common: finding the best solution for the client. We excel at building the right team and working with public relations firms to provide a total crisis management solution for our clients. Contact us to find out what we can do for you.

Why Hire a Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer?

Starting a business in the state of Illinois can be an exciting experience, but you may require a skilled litigator to navigate certain obstacles.

Innovative and solution-oriented, The Royko Group is home to some of the top business litigation lawyers in Chicago, Illinois. When you turn to our attorneys with your legal dispute, we will give you the information you need to understand every detail of the situation you are facing and create a comprehensive strategy to help you successfully mitigate potential consequences. From there, we will immediately begin providing thoughtful representation to get the results you need.

Whether you own a small business or a multinational corporation, business disputes should never be taken lightly. With everything you have worked hard to build at stake, retaining the services of a reputable business law firm is essential. No matter what it takes, The Royko Group will act diligently, applying our creative, outside-the-box thinking to each stage of litigation. Let us show you why so many Chicagoans trust us with their businesses.

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Request a Free Consultation & See Why We’re the Business Lawyer Chicago, IL Trusts

Smart and savvy. Responsive and consistent. Creative and engaged. These are just a few of the attributes you’ll notice when you reach out to our business attorneys in Chicago, IL.

The team at The Royko Group takes great pride in creating a solid attorney-client relationship with Chicago business owners. We focus on growth and sustainability, never losing sight of our client’s personal and professional goals. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or a new business owner, our Chicago business lawyers can help you skillfully navigate all areas of your company’s legal matters and offer the peace of mind you need to keep moving forward.

For more information on our legal services, we invite you to contact us
online or by phone at 312-600-8105 to schedule a free consultation.
While working with The Royko Group you can expect a responsive and solutions-focused team. Our ultimate goal is to ensure your business,
whether large or small, continues to thrive.