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Rick Del Giudice is the managing partner of the firm. After beginning his career in public accounting (Ernst & Whinney, 1980-1983), Rick joined the firm in 1983 as a law clerk, became an associate in 1985, and was made a partner in 1992. Rick concentrates on business litigation and counseling, and has substantial experience providing legal and business counseling to clients in a vast array of industries.
Rick regularly appears in federal and state courts, and before local administrative agencies. He has extensive trial experience handling claims involving, without limitation, contracts, shareholder and partner disputes, antitrust, securities, fraud, restrictive covenants, tortious interference, construction, franchise termination, partnership disputes, employment issues, insurance, health care, real estate, legal malpractice, director and officer liability defense and intellectual property.
Illinois Supreme Court, 1985
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1985
United States Tax Court
Year of Birth: 1959
Law School: DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1985
Law School Honors/Involvement: Law Review, Member 1983-84
Undergraduate School: University of Miami, B.B.A., 1980
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: Cum laude
Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1981
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
- AV Peer Review Rated
- Leading Lawyer, 2015-present
Gozdecki, Del Giudice, Americus, Farkas & Brocato LLP is a full-service business law firm that offers outstanding legal advice and counsel to large, mid-size and small businesses and individuals from a wide variety of industries. We have experience, insight and knowledge regarding a vast array of business issues, and are proud of our reputation as a preeminent business law firm that provides highly skilled representation at a reasonable cost.
We have a team of highly skilled litigators, each of whom has substantial experience successfully handling client matters in trial and appellate courts, before arbitrators and mediators, and in other various tribunals locally and across the country. We also have a team of established transactional attorneys who are adept in all aspects of business, including mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations and drafting, business formation and governance, asset purchase and leases, finance and lending, real estate, and all other business transactions.
Our attorneys constantly strive to provide cost-effective and efficient legal services, regardless of the size of the matter, and consistently and creatively find solutions to issues that make business sense to our clients.