DuPage County Law Firm to Sponsor Women's Bar Association of Illinois Networking Event

The DuPage County law firm of Momkus LLC is set to sponsor the upcoming Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) Networking Reception in April.

DuPage County Attorneys

DuPage County Law Firm Momkus LLC

" The DuPage County law firm of Momkus LLC is set to sponsor the upcoming Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) Networking Reception in April."

Momkus LLC, announces their sponsorship of the upcoming Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) Networking Reception. The DuPage County House of Delegates Networking Reception will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 5:30pm-7:30pm. The event will be held at Lextech’s headquarters at 1431 Opus Place, Suite 200 in Downers Grove, Illinois. The reception is open to both prospective and existing members of the WBAI. Refreshments and hors d’ oeuvres will be provided during the event.

The WBAI is one of the oldest and largest bar associations in Illinois. Established in 1914, the WBAI’s mission is to effectively promote the interests and welfare of women lawyers across the state, and to assist in the enactment of legislation for the common good and the administration of justice.

Interested individuals should RSVP by April 6, 2016 to Mary Gaertner at mgaertner(at)momlaw.com or 630-810-9106.

About Momkus LLC:

The law firm of Momkus LLC is located in Lisle, Illinois. The full service DuPage County law firm offers a wide range of legal services including representation for matters pertaining to: family law, business law, commercial and civil litigation, insurance litigation, banking and financial matters, estate planning, and healthcare law.

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DuPage County Law Firm Momkus LLC Welcomes New Partner

The Lisle based law firm of Momkus LLC announces the addition of Business Law Attorney Bret R. Klemetson to the team.

DuPage County Attorney Bret Klemetson

DuPage County Attorney Bret Klemetson

" 'We are pleased to have a lawyer of Bret’s caliber join our firm. He joins a strong and talented team of business lawyers and will play a significant role in the continued and exciting growth of our firm,' says Founding Attorney Edward Momkus."

Momkus LLC, located in Lisle, Illinois, is pleased to welcome Bret R. Klemetson to the firm. Klemetson brings with him nearly 20 years of business law experience from his time practicing with a U.S.-based international law firm and a large suburban Chicago law firm.

Klemetson joins Momkus LLC as a firm partner and he will concentrate his legal practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, business entity selection, succession planning, and contracts. He handles contracts such as business agreements, employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, equipment leases, phantom stock plans, and stock appreciation rights. Klemetson also handles tax law matters and is a registered CPA with a public accounting background.

Klemetson graduated from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis with a B.S. degree, and went on to obtain a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois and U.S. Federal Courts.

“We are pleased to have a lawyer of Bret’s caliber join our firm. He joins a strong and talented team of business lawyers and will play a significant role in the continued and exciting growth of our firm,” says Edward Momkus, Founding Partner of Momkus LLC.

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DuPage County Attorney to Present as a Panelist for Upcoming CLE Webinar on Supply Agreements

DuPage County Attorney Edward J. Momkus will be a panelist for an upcoming webinar discussing the maximization of insurance coverage for losses including the mitigation and allocation of risks between manufactures, suppliers, and end sellers.

DuPage County Attorney Edward J. Momkus of Momkus LLC

DuPage County Attorney Edward J. Momkus of Momkus LLC

" DuPage County Attorney Edward J. Momkus will be a panelist for an upcoming webinar discussing the maximization of insurance coverage for losses including the mitigation and allocation of risks between manufactures, suppliers, and end sellers."

The law firm of Momkus LLC, located in Lisle, Illinois, is pleased to announce that Founding Partner, Edward J. Momkus, will be featured as a panelist for the upcoming webinar entitled, “Supply Agreements: Structuring Defense, Indemnity and Insurance Provisions.”

The CLE webinar will discuss manufacturers, suppliers, and end sellers on drafting and negotiating provisions in supply agreements, which allocate and mitigate risk. The interactive webinar will be focused on defense, indemnity, and insurance clauses. As a panelist, Momkus will help provide imperative information and address questions regarding the following key issues:

  • Which risks should be addressed in the defense, indemnity, and insurance provisions of supply agreements?
  • How have the courts’ interpretations of indemnity provisions impacted liability in supply agreements?
  • How can parties use insurance provisions to meet defense and indemnity obligations?
  • How can the most common issues regarding supply contract negotiations be effectively resolved?

The live webinar will take place on January 6, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Attorneys participating in the webinar can be eligible to earn 1.5 CLE credits towards their state’s mandatory legal education requirements.

Edward J. Momkus is a Founding Attorney at the Lisle-based law firm of Momkus LLC. Momkus concentrates his practice in mergers and acquisitions, joint business ventures, succession planning, contracts, business entities, environmental remediation, asset protection planning, and real estate matters.

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Jim Harkness to Speak at Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee Meeting

01/05/2016

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee Meeting, ARC, DuPage County Courthouse, ARC, Third Floor, Wheaton, IL at Noon on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

I. Welcome/ Introduction

II. Speaker: This month's speaker will be Jim Harkness from Momkus LLC.

Discussion: The focus of the Committee Meeting and speaker's comments, will be the wide and effective uses of alternative dispute resolution and how alternative dispute resolution, including varying mediation formats, can be used as both an evaluative and facilitative tool to bring parties to resolution in varying cases aside from mandatory arbitration proceedings or judicial pre-trials. Interactive questions and comments are welcome, and the discussion will focus the practitioner on unique and successful incites, citing examples of specific cases that appeared to be intractable but were successfully resolved.

III. Meeting Materials: Several resources are supplied courtesy of the Honorable Morton Denlow (Ret.) who joined JAMS following 16 years of distinguished service as a Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. During his time on the bench, Judge Denlow presided over thousands of civil and criminal matters in both the pretrial and trial stages. He conducted over 2,000 settlement conferences and tried a number of bench trials in complex commercial cases where the parties consented to his jurisdiction.

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DuPage County Business Law Firm Completes Acquisition on Behalf of Flavorchem Corporation

DuPage County business law firm Momkus LLC has completed the acquisition of a Hungarian flavor production facility on behalf of one of its U.S. clients, Flavorchem Corporation.

Illinois Healthcare Law Attorneys Adrienne J. Hersh and Mamta A. Mujumdar

Momkus LLC (Founding Attorney, Edward Momkus; Senior Attorney, Neil Goltermann; Senior Attorney, Mary Kostopoulos)

" DuPage County business law firm Momkus LLC has completed the acquisition of a Hungarian flavor production facility on behalf of one of its U.S. clients, Flavorchem Corporation."

The law firm of Momkus LLC based in Lisle, Illinois, announces it has completed the acquisition of a Hungarian flavor production facility on behalf of its client, Flavorchem Corporation. Attorneys Edward J. Momkus, Neil T. Goltermann, and Mary Kostopoulos worked to facilitate this transaction. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Flavorchem Corporation is a global manufacturer of colors and flavors for the food, beverage, and nutraceutical industries.

The acquired flavor production facility, located in Kerepes, Hungary, will be a fully owned subsidiary of Flavorchem Corporation. The company will produce and sell liquid, powdered, and spray-dried products used by the baking, beverage, confectionary, and nutraceutical industries in Eastern Europe. This acquisition represents the expansion of Flavorchem’s European markets and capabilities.

Edward J. Momkus is a Founding Attorney of Momkus LLC. He concentrates his legal practice in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, succession planning, contracts, business entities, environmental remediation, asset protection planning, and real estate. He obtained his J.D. from Northwestern University Law School, and obtained his B.A. from Elmhurst College. Momkus has completed numerous sales and purchases of companies with revenues up to $100 million. His other representative cases include complex tax-based exchanges, tax-free reorganizations, private placements, and real estate ventures.

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