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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.

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.

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.

Aaron L. Hammer Featured on The Winning Momentum Podcast04/27/2022

Aaron L. Hammer was recently featured on The Winning Momentum Podcast with Scott Sinclair. Aaron and Scott discuss entrepreneurship and Aaron shares his experience as both a corporate bankruptcy attorney and an entrepreneur.

David A. Hughes Discusses State Taxation of Partnerships with Law36004/26/2022

One of the most relevant and complex issues in state tax today is how states should tax partnerships. In Law360’s “3 Things To Know About State Taxation Of Partnerships Now,” David A. Hughes discusses recent cases that are causing controversy in state tax partnership law.

David A. Hughes Discusses New Jersey’s Partnership Filing Fee with Law36004/12/2022

The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied a petition from a multistate business that claimed New Jersey’s partnership filing fee was unconstitutional. According to David A. Hughes, there was little question that New Jersey’s fee fails the internal consistency test.

Client Success: HMB Represents Hoosier Logistics in Sale to Direct Connect Logistix04/07/2022

HMB would like to congratulate Hoosier Logistics (“Hoosier”), an Indianapolis-based logistics and supply chain provider, on its successful sale to Direct Connect Logistix (“DCL”), a third-party transportation and logistics service provider.

Jordan M. Goodman Discusses Texas Supreme Court Decision with Law36004/05/2022

In “Texas Decision Stymies Tax Agency Attempt At Policy Change by Law360, Jordan M. Goodman discusses the Texas Supreme Court’s decision to reverse a lower appellate court’s ruling. Jordan says, “The Texas Supreme Court, in overturning the lower court, simply conducted a plain reading of …

Client Success: Svoboda Capital Partners, LLC Announces Partnership with Horwitz, LLC03/28/2022

HMB congratulates Svoboda Capital Partners, LLC (“SC”) on their partnership with Horwitz, LLC (“Horwitz”).

Aaron L. Hammer Shares Insight on Corporate Bankruptcies with S&P Global03/22/2022

HMB’s Aaron L. Hammer predicts corporate bankruptcies will remain low this year in an S&P Global article.

David A. Hughes Shares Thoughts on Apple’s Lost Bid to Chicago’s “Netflix Tax” with Bloomberg Tax03/16/2022

David A. Hughes found the court’s ruling surprising, as Apple had previously amended its complaint and tax matters are rarely dismissed for failure to sufficiently state a claim.

Jordan M. Goodman Discusses Priority Rules for Unclaimed Property Disputes with Law36002/28/2022

Jordan M. Goodman Discusses Priority Rules for Unclaimed Property Disputes with Law360.

Client Success: Science on Call Raises $1.6MM in Pre-Seed Funding02/23/2022

HMB congratulates Science on Call on the closing of its $1.6 million in pre-seed funding. The Chicago startup will use the new funding to keep restaurants up and running by helping with outages, glitches and other tech challenges.

Client Success: LandscapeHub Closes $9MM in Series A Funding02/11/2022

HMB would like to congratulate LandscapeHub on the successful closing of their $9 million Series A round of funding.

Congratulations to HMB Attorneys Selected to the 2022 Illinois Rising Stars List01/31/2022

Congratulations to Matthew Barrett and Marla Izbicky for being selected to the 2022 Illinois Rising Stars list.

Aaron L. Hammer Discusses Corporate Bankruptcy Filings with S&P Market Intelligence01/18/2022

Aaron L. Hammer discusses corporate bankruptcy filings with S&P Market Intelligence.

Client Success: Dunes Point Capital Announces the Sale of Specialty Products and Insulation12/29/2021

Dunes Point Capital Announces the Sale of Specialty Products and Insulation.

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