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HMB Named to the 2024 Edition of Best Law Firms®11/02/2023

HMB achieves top recognition in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®, with Tier 1 rankings for our Private Client, Trusts & Estates and State & Local Tax practices in Chicago!

Client Success: Swag Golf Raises $10MM in Growth Financing10/11/2023

HMB would like to congratulate Swag Golf on raising $10 million in growth funding. This investment will bolster Swag Golf’s innovative product lines, increase its presence in the Asia-Pacific market and accelerate its production capabilities to meet growing demand.

Jordan M. Goodman Named to Law360’s 2023 Tax Authority State & Local Editorial Advisory Board08/22/2023

HMB is pleased to announce that Jordan M. Goodman has been named to Law360’s 2023 Tax Authority State and Local Editorial Advisory Board.

HMB Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® in America 202408/17/2023

HMB is proud to have 16 attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America. Congratulations to our attorneys!

Client Success: Leading Hospitality SaaS Platform Craftable Announces Partnership with Gauge Capital08/01/2023

HMB would like to congratulate Craftable, the hospitality industry’s leading SaaS platform, on its partnership with Gauge Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm based in Dallas, TX. This strategic investment further enhances Craftable’s position at the forefront of cutting-edge technology shaping the hospitality industry.

HMB Announces 2023-2024 Board of Directors07/18/2023

HMB is pleased to announce its 2023-2024 Board of Directors.

David S. Ruskin Elected to INCBA Board of Directors07/10/2023

HMB is excited to announce the appointment of David S. Ruskin to the International Cannabis Bar Association (INCBA) Board of Directors. David was elected for his wealth of experience and exceptional accomplishments in cannabis law.

HMB Welcomes Kylan Memminger to its State and Local Tax Group06/19/2023

HMB is pleased to welcome Kylan Memminger as an Associate in its State and Local Tax Group.

Welcome 2023 Law Clerks!06/08/2023

HMB is excited to welcome Michael, Clara, Isabella and Marla into its 2023 Law Clerk Program! We also warmly welcome back Olivia, who joined the program in 2022. HMB’s Law Clerk Program offers professionals the opportunity to solve interesting problems, expand their professional connections and …

Nathan E. Delman Appointed as Vice Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy & Reorganization Committee05/17/2023

Congratulations Nathan E. Delman on being appointed as Vice Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee! Nate was selected for his exceptional achievements and extensive experience in bankruptcy and reorganization law.

Client Success: HMB Represents Myron, Inc. in Sale to GIG Myron Holdings SPV05/15/2023

HMB would like to congratulate Myron on its successful sale to GIG Myron Holdings SPV, LLC, an affiliate of Go Global Retail. Founded in 1949, Myron is dedicated to helping customers elevate their promotional marketing campaigns. Myron, Inc. was represented by Brian H. Axelrad, Brett …

Client Success: The Variable Announces Acquisition of AI & Analytics Company Data Crunch05/09/2023

HMB congratulates The Variable on its acquisition of Data Crunch, a best-in-class applied AI and advanced analytics company. The Variable was represented by Brett M. Winterstein and Elise Anderson.

Client Success: Bully Pulpit Interactive Announces Partnership with Broad Sky Partners05/02/2023

HMB would like to congratulate Bully Pulpit Interactive, a strategic communications and public affairs agency, on its investment from Broad Sky Partners. BPI is an outcomes agency at the intersection of business, politics and policy.

Client Success: CodaPet Expands into Kansas City as Part of Broader National Expansion04/12/2023

HMB would like to congratulate CodaPet on its expansion into Kansas City, MO, and its surrounding cities. The startup empowers a network of veterinarians who offer families the opportunity to say goodbye to their pets in the comfort of their own homes.

Marilyn A. Wethekam Joins the Council on State Taxation as Of Counsel04/07/2023

After nearly three decades of outstanding service, HMB Legal Counsel announces that Marilyn A. Wethekam is leaving the practice of law and joining the Council on State Taxation (COST) as Of Counsel. Marilyn is a foundational member of HMB’s State and Local Tax (SALT) Group and has played a prominent role in building its success. Since joining the firm in…

Client Success: Port X Logistics Announces Partnership with U.S. Multimodal Group03/20/2023

Congratulations to Port X Logistics LLC, a leading transportation company, on its partnership with U.S. Multimodal Group, a premium provider of intermodal logistics!

David Hughes Elected Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel03/09/2023

Congratulations David Hughes for being elected a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel! David was selected for his extraordinary accomplishments and demonstration of a high standard of excellence and ethical performance in tax law.

Congratulations to HMB Attorneys Named to 2023 Leading Lawyers02/21/2023

Congratulations to Jeralyn H. Baran, Keith H. Berk, Aaron L.Hammer, Jeffrey H. Hechtman, James L. Jerue and Jeffrey A. Zaluda for being named 2023 Leading Lawyers! Only lawyers who are most often recommended by their peers and later approved by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board …

HMB Welcomes Eric M. Hampton to its Real Estate Group02/08/2023

HMB is pleased to welcome Eric M. Hampton as an Associate in its Real Estate Group.

Client Success: Chowly Announces Acquisition of Digital Ordering Company Koala02/07/2023

HMB would like to congratulate Sterling Douglass and the entire Chowly team on its acquisition of Koala, a guest experience platform that empowers restaurant brands to elevate their digital ordering experience across web, app and kiosk.

Aaron L. Hammer Named Legal Advisor of the Year: 17th Annual Turnaround Awards02/06/2023

Congratulations Aaron L. Hammer on being named Legal Advisor of the Year by The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards! Aaron was selected for outstanding track record of successful transactions and lifelong contributions to the turnaround industry.

Congratulations to HMB Attorneys Selected to 2023 Super Lawyers01/30/2023

HMB is proud to announce that Jeralyn H. Baran, Richard M. Horwood and Jeffrey A. Zaluda have been selected to the 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Congratulations to our team!

HMB Welcomes Eric J. Genin to its Real Estate Group01/26/2023

HMB is pleased to welcome Eric J. Genin who joins the firm as Partner in its growing Real Estate Practice.

HMB Names Samantha K. Breslow, Jamie L. Ross and Lisa A. Rothstein as Partner12/20/2022

HMB Legal Counsel is pleased to announce three new partners across HMB’s State and Local Tax, Real Estate and Business and Finance Groups, effective January 1, 2023. Samantha K. Breslow has been elevated from Associate and Jamie L. Ross and Lisa A. Rothstein, having previously …

Client Success: HMB Obtains Appellate Court Judgment, Sets Important Precedent for Chicago Lease Transaction Tax12/16/2022

HMB’s litigation team, led by David S. Ruskin, and State and Local Tax attorney, David A. Hughes, began their representation of PACCAR in late 2019 when RN Acquisition, LLC filed a complaint alleging breach of contract and seeking a declaratory judgment arising from PACCAR’s alleged …

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