Russel G. Winick has been a business attorney for over 30 years. He assists businesses of all types and sizes with every aspect of their operations, including contracts, leases, customer problems, employee matters, asset stock and purchase agreements, financing, franchise agreements, marketing, stockholder and operating agreements, and commercial litigation. Mr. Winick helps his clients succeed and grow by devising advantageous state-of-the-art contracts, and unique market-based strategies for seizing opportunities and avoiding problems. Mr. Winick is a former Chairman of the Business Law and Practice Committee of the DuPage County Bar Association. He is a long-time Naperville resident.

Practice Areas

Business Law; Business Disputes; Homeowner Association Disputes, Condominium Association Disputes; Corporate Law; Business Formation; Business Transactions; Corporations and LLCs; Commercial Litigation; Administrative Agency Practice; Administrative Hearings and Appeals; Civil Appeals; Business Enterprises; Business Fraud; Business Litigation; Business Organization; Business Start-Ups; Business Torts; Business Transfers; Buy-Sell Agreements; Buying and Selling of Businesses; Closely Held Business Law; Joint Ventures; Limited Liability Company Law; Small Business Law; Chancery Practice; Commercial Torts; Commercial Transactions; Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions; Commercial Real Estate Contracts; Commercial Real Estate Development; Commercial Real Estate Litigation; Construction Contracts; Consumer Fraud; Breach of Contract; Commercial Contracts; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation; Closely Held Corporations; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Contracts; Corporate Formation; Corporate Governance; Corporate Litigation; Corporate Organization; Incorporation; Professional Corporations; S Corporations; Small Business Corporations; Franchise Law; Covenants Not To Compete; Employment Breach of Contract; Noncompete Agreements; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation; Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law; Commercial Leasing; Lease Terminations; Leasing; Office Leasing; Shopping Center Leasing; Civil Litigation; Trial Practice; Business Acquisitions; Partnership Dissolution; Real Estate Leasing


1983, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Law School

University of Oregon, J.D.


Illinois State and American Bar Associations.


Chicago, Illinois

Precedent Cases

Nassau Terrace Condo v. Silverstein, 182 Ill. App. 3d 221, 537 N.E. 2d 998 (1989); Applegate Apts. v. Commercial Coin Laundry, 276 Ill. App. 3d 433, 657 N.E.2d 1172 (1995).