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Client Success: HMB Represents Golden Tech in Sale to The Purple Guys11/23/2022

HMB would like to congratulate Golden Tech on a successful sale to The Purple Guys, a leading provider of managed IT services. Since 1996, Golden Tech has offered customized managed IT, cloud, security and consulting services to business owners in the Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland …

Client Success: Svoboda Capital Partners LLC Exits Investment in Clarion Healthcare, LLC11/14/2022

HMB congratulates Svoboda Capital Partners on its investment exit in Clarion Healthcare, LLC, which has been acquired by Lumanity, a global leader in accelerating and optimizing patient access to medical advances. Svoboda Capital was represented by Jeffrey A. Hechtman, Brett M. Winterstein, Elise Anderson, Ryan …

HMB Named To U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2023 “Best Law Firms”11/03/2022

We are pleased to announce that HMB earned top recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2023.

David A. Hughes Discusses Maryland’s Digital Advertising Tax Ruling with Tax Notes10/21/2022

A Maryland Circuit Court judge recently struck down the state’s tax on digital advertising services. David A. Hughes told Tax Notes, “The judge, to her credit, took a more holistic view and said advertising is advertising, and if Maryland chooses not to tax traditional advertising, …

Client Success: HMB Represents MXOtech in Sale to Ntiva10/07/2022

HMB would like to congratulate MOXtech and its founder Joanna Mirov on the successful sale to Ntiva, a leading provider of managed IT and Security services. Founded in 2005, MXOtech helps clients achieve their business and organizational goals by providing the right mix of technology, …

HMB Announces 2023 Practice Group Chairs10/03/2022

HMB is pleased to announce that Jenna E. Stein has been elevated to Practice Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Group. She will oversee coaching, planning economic oversight, positioning and recruitment for the group.

Client Success: Bridge Money Raises $5.8MM In Seed Funding09/29/2022

HMB would like to congratulate Bridge Money and its founder Lalit Janak on the successful closing of their $5.8 million seed funding round. Founded in 2019, Bridge is a first-of-its-kind fintech company focused exclusively on boosting the asset side of the ledger for over 100 …

Jordan M. Goodman Discusses Pennsylvania Court Ruling with Law36009/13/2022

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue cannot pursue back taxes from certain third-party sellers that had inventory stored in the state as part of the fulfillment by Amazon program. Jordan M. Goodman discusses this recent decision with Law360 and says the ruling appears to be a …

Christopher T. Lutz Discusses Michigan Tax Tribunal’s Ruling Held Under A Post-Wayfair Analysis08/31/2022

The Michigan Tax Tribunal recently ruled that a holding company does not owe city income tax because it does not have substantial nexus with Detroit. Christopher T. Lutz was happy to see the tribunal take the approach he has been advocating for post-Wayfair.

HMB is Proud to Have 11 Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America08/18/2022

HMB is proud to announce that 11 attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.

HMB Welcomes Jennifer F. Kuzminski And Alyssa J. Karpinski To Its Private Client, Trusts And Estates Group07/26/2022

HMB is pleased to welcome Jennifer Kuzminski and Alyssa Karpinski to its Private Client, Trusts and Estates group.

David A. Hughes Discusses Apple’s Settlement with Law36007/25/2022

After years of legal back-and-forth, Apple has settled its challenge against Chicago’s amusement tax. David A. Hughes discusses Apple’s settlement with Law360 and says businesses that had hoped this case would shed light on how the tax might apply to their services will be left …

Jordan M. Goodman Shares His Thoughts on the Interpretation of P.L. 86-27207/15/2022

In “Top 5 State & Local Tax Policies Of 2022” by Law360, Jordan M. Goodman shares his thoughts on the Multistate Tax Commission’s interpretation of P.L. 86-272. Jordan says, “I’m not an engineer, but it just seems to me that there’s no difference between what …

HMB Welcomes Jeralyn H. Baran, Expanding its Employment Law Practice07/07/2022

HMB Legal Counsel is pleased to welcome Jeralyn (“Jeri”) H. Baran who joins the firm as a Partner in its Business & Finance group. Jeri will lead HMB’s growing Employment Law practice.

HMB 2022 Board of Directors07/01/2022

HMB is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Zaluda and Timothy S. Rybicki were elected to its 2022 Board of Directors.

Marla M. Izbicky Elected WBAI Officer07/01/2022

HMB is proud to announce that Marla M. Izbicky has been elected as a 2022-2023 Women’s Bar Associations of Illinois Officer! Marla has been a WBAI member since 2015 and has served on the board since 2020. This year, she will serve as the WBAI’s …

Welcome 2022 Summer Law Clerks!06/29/2022

HMB is proud to welcome our 2022 Summer Law Clerks! Our program offers professional the opportunity to solve interesting problems, build their professional network and learn more about the practice that interests them.

Christopher T. Lutz Discusses the Latest Decision in Ooma Inc. v. Oregon Department of Revenue with Tax Notes06/24/2022

Christopher T. Lutz discusses the latest decision in Ooma Inc. v. Oregon Department of Revenue with Tax Notes. According to Chris, Ooma raised a fair question in its cert petition.

Jordan M. Goodman Shares Insight with Tax Notes in “Quill Overkill? State Assertions of Pre-Wayfair Nexus”06/07/2022

Jordan M. Goodman discusses cookie nexus and the retroactive effect with Tax Notes.

HMB Announced as Winner of the 16th Annual Turnaround Awards: Out-of-Court Restructuring Deal of the Year06/01/2022

HMB is the recipient of The M&A Advisor Turnaround Award for Out-of-Court Restructuring Deal of the Year. HMB was recognized for its representation of Europa Sports Products, LLC (“Europa”) in its successful sale to Europa Sports Partners, LLC (“ESP”). Congratulations to: Aaron L. Hammer, Keith …

Client Success: HMB Represents Lumiata in Sale to Market Leader in Value-based Kidney Care05/16/2022

HMB would like to congratulate Lumaita, a healthcare-specific AI platform, on a successful sale to Somatus, the nation’s leading and largest value-based kidney care company. Lumiata is a predictive analytics company that specializes in tools for healthcare. Lumiata was represented by Brett M. Winterstein, Brian …

Jordan M. Goodman Named to Law360’s 2022 State & Local Tax Editorial Advisory Board05/12/2022

HMB’s Jordan M. Goodman has been named to Law360’s 2022 State and Local Tax Editorial Board. The editorial advisory board provides feedback on Tax Authority’s coverage and expert insight on how best to shape future coverage. Congrats, Jordan!

Client Success: Mark-It Express Logistics Announces Acquisition of Clean Car Connexion05/09/2022

Congratulations to Mark-It Express Logistics, a leading Midwest intermodal trucking and freight brokerage company, on its acquisition of Clean Car Connexion Trucking, a transportation company that specializes in intermodal, flatbed and overweight loads.

David A. Hughes Discusses Home Rule Jurisdiction with Tax Notes05/05/2022

The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled Cook County may not spend its transportation tax revenue on non-transportation-related purposes. David A. Hughes told Tax Notes the decision underscores that a home rule jurisdiction’s spending authority is not unlimited.

Christopher T. Lutz Discusses Proposed Rule that Would Better Align Illinois’ Tax Regime with Law36004/28/2022

The state tax agency recently proposed a rule where businesses that are exempt from a foreign country’s tax due to treaties would no longer need to account for their receipts into those jurisdictions when determining their Illinois income tax liability. Christopher T. Lutz discusses the …

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