Jerry I. Rudman

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During his long career, Jerry has concentrated his practice in all aspects of business law and succession planning.  His clients range from those of high-net worth to those of modest means.  He prides himself in representing clients in a practical and informative manner.


Jerry’s practice includes a broad range of business acquisitions and combinations, estate planning, commercial leasing and financing transactions, and structuring business transactions and relationships of all types. Jerry assists businesses in all types of contractual matters such as agreements between co-owners of closely held entities, manufacturing and sales agreements, distributor and representative agreements, non-competition agreements, and employment arrangements. Family run businesses have relied upon Jerry through multiple generations to provide practical guidance on day-to-day legal issues and advice on ownership transitions to ensure future growth and stability.


  • American Bar Association

  • Illinois State Bar Association

  • Chicago Bar Association

  • State Bar of California

  • State Bar of Arizona


  • Illinois

  • California

  • Arizona

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

  • United States Tax Court


  • J.D., DePaul University

  • B.S. (Accounting), University of Illinois 

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