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Steven R. Jakubowski

Shareholder
Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.
180 N. La Salle St., Ste. 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60601-2808
Peer Rating
4.9 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Bankruptcy; Corporate Restructuring; Commercial Litigation; Renewable Energy
University
Union College, B.S., 1979
Law School
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1985
Admitted
1985, Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
ISLN
906206704
Peer Reviews (27)
AV Rated
4.9/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
General Practice, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Litigation, Land Use, Corporate Finance, Corporate Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation, Complex Business Litigation, Bankruptcy Taxation and Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.9/5
Judgment
4.9/5
Communication Ability
4.9/5
Legal Experience
5.0/5
Peer Reviews (27)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 12/06/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve is a consummate professional whom i can rely upon for his advice.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 11/06/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve is a gifted attorney and a true thought-leader.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 11/05/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 11/05/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/31/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
One of the smartest bankruptcy lawyers I've ever worked with in 27 years of practice.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/30/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve is an extremely bright lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/30/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve Jakubowski is highly skilled in legal and business aspects of corporate finance, particularly with respect to private equity and venture funding of technology start-ups.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/30/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve Jakubowski is a very effective attorney in areas of corporate law, including commercial disputes, contracts, technology licensing, corporate structuring and investment vehicles, and business aspects of intellectual property.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/30/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve Jakubowski is an excellent, creative and extremely knowlegeable attorney in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate law, and related litigation matters. Having worked closely with Steve, I recommend him highly.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Highly capable, knowledgable and ethical litigator.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve Jakubowski is one of the premier bankruptcy lawyers in Chicago, perhaps in the U.S. I've worked with him on several complex Chapter 11 reorganizations and his work is of the highest professional caliber. He is creative, very well-versed in the law, highly ethical and is a zealous advocate for his clients. He deserves the highest of ratings for both ethics and ability.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve is a thorough tactician who also has oodles of common sense. First rate lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
A very astute bankruptcy practitioner. Someone I would go to for wise counsel of the most difficult issues.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/27/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have known Steve Jakubowski for about 8 years or so, and he excels in all the characteristics that make an exemplary lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/27/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Terrific lawyer. Knowledgeable, engaging, extremely bright. Very good guy, too.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/27/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I first encountered Mr. Jakubowsy about 10 years ago. He rendered general business advice and support in an intellectual property litigation and jury trial in Boston. His services were exemplary. I also know that he has substantial experience in complex bankruptcy matters,and in assisting start-up companies, and I am not sure if it is accurate to list bankruptcy as his main field of practice, as I did above. I do not hesitate to refer complex business matters to him.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 12/21/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steven not only has technical knowledge of his areas of expertise commensurate with his years of practice; he is extremely valuable for his practical judgment and business solution approach to his practice area, which we always need to acknowledge and appreciate.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/23/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steve is a strong and thoughtful attorney. He is a real credit to the profession.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 11/04/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Steven Jakubowski is an excellent lawyer. About 20 years ago, I believe he was convicted of a violation of federal securities law, completed his sentence, and afterwards gained readmission to the bar. Since I've known him (the past 14 years), I believe he has completely rehabilitated himself, conducted himself ethically as a lawyer and citizen, and been an asset to the bar.
Law firm response:
Thanks for the kind words, but one factual error I want to correct: I was never convicted of a violation of federal securities law nor have I ever served any type of criminal sentence.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/23/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/23/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
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