Our clients range from international and publicly traded companies to closely held entrepreneurial enterprises, as well as the individuals who own and manage them. We offer significant experience in various industries including real estate, banking and finance, mortgage banking, labor and employment, civil litigation, tax, estate planning, automotive dealerships and franchises, health care, tax-exempt organizations, such as religious, educational and social service entities, general corporate representation and the unique concerns of closely held businesses and their owners.
Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:
5.0/5.0 by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 11/02/10 in Health Care
John displays an excellent grasp of a wide range of legal topics and issues. He is responsive, reliable, dedicated and professional. He is also respec... Read more
John displays an excellent grasp of a wide range of legal topics and issues. He is responsive, reliable, dedicated and professional. He is also respectful of the time and budgets of in-house legal departments and has the keen ability to get to the heart of issues without wasting time and money on the periphery. His advice is practical and is conveyed in an effective manner. I have confidence in John's judgement and in his ability to find solutions.
5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 04/21/10 in Employment Claims
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/21/12 in Bank Securities
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/16/11 in Civil Litigation
Jim, is a fine lawyer. Many years ago at Mayer, Brown he trained me and I learned a great deal from him. He is ethical and highly competent. Read more
Jim, is a fine lawyer. Many years ago at Mayer, Brown he trained me and I learned a great deal from him. He is ethical and highly competent.
5.0/5.0 by a Private Practice Lawyer on 04/26/10 in Real Estate
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/05/10 in Criminal Law
5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 08/28/14 in Employment Litigation
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/28/12 in Wills and Probate
5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 03/14/12 in Commercial Litigation
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/10/12 in Real Estate
5.0/5.0 on 08/09/10
5.0/5.0 on 01/29/11
He was prompt at returning my calls and answering all my questions. He was also always polite and respective. Read more
He was prompt at returning my calls and answering all my questions. He was also always polite and respective.
1.0/5.0 on 03/22/11
1.0/5.0 on 02/05/11
Felt our attorney and the partner who supervised the case were both very unprofessional. Overpaid for unnecessary work and communication to opposing party. Read more
At Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C., we believe that diversity in the workplace enhances the quality of the legal services we provide and enables us to bring a broader perspective to the problems our clients face. Diversity also enriches the work atmosphere itself.
The BWM&S diversity committee, formed in 2006, is responsible for developing, monitoring, and evaluating Firm strategies and progress in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. Chaired by the Firm's managing partner, Jeffrey D. Warren, the committee is comprised of male and female members with various backgrounds, including associates, partners and staff. Members share a commitment to increasing the Firm’s diversity. Each uses his or her unique experiences and background to support and further that goal.
The Firm seeks to recruit summer associates with strong legal skills and diverse backgrounds. The Summer Associate Committee, chaired by John Kobus, works with the Firm's Diversity Committee in the recruiting and evaluation of potential candidates. It is the expectation that Summer Associates will join the Firm upon graduation. The Summer Associate Committee is comprised of 80% women. Over the last three years, 75% of the Firm's summer associates have been women.
In 2006, the Firm became a signatory on two Chicago Bar Association diversity initiatives. The first commits the Firm to increase the number of women in leadership positions. The second commits the Firm to increase the diversity in its hiring, retention and promotion of attorneys.
We believe that the quality and depth of women attorneys in particular at our Firm is an indication of our commitment to diversity: