News Release


HMB Names Samantha K. Breslow, Jamie L. Ross and Lisa A. Rothstein as Partner


HMB Legal Counsel ("HMB"), a provider of legal services and business counsel based in Chicago, 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 been Of Counsel at HMB, are becoming Partners.

“We are proud to recognize the achievements of Sam, Jamie and Lisa,” said Jeffrey A. Hechtman, Managing Partner of HMB. “Their commitment to providing exceptional client service demonstrates their talent as attorneys and reflects HMB’s core values to clients and colleagues. We are excited to welcome them as Partners and look forward to their continued growth at the firm.”

Samantha K. Breslow

Sam is a member of HMB’s State and Local Tax Group. Her practice spans state and local tax litigation and planning on issues involving income tax, sales and use tax, franchise tax and local taxes. She works with publicly-traded and privately held multinational corporations, multistate middle market businesses and high-net worth individuals. Read more about Sam here.

“Sam has been a core member of HMB’s SALT group since she joined the firm,” said Christopher T. Lutz, Chair of HMB’s State and Local Tax Group. “Having her as a Partner and leader will not only strengthen our firm’s culture, it will be a boon for our clients who already look to Sam for her sound insight and advice in all matters SALT."

Jamie L. Ross

Jamie is a member of HMB’s Real Estate Group. He focuses his practice on commercial acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financing. He represents developers and investors, closely held companies, retail and industrial businesses, commercial lenders and family offices. Read more about Jamie here.

“Jamie is a talented attorney with extensive experience that clients value,” said Jenna E. Stein, Chair of HMB’s Real Estate Group. “He is a resource to many at HMB and an asset to the firm’s Real Estate team. We are excited for Jamie to join HMB’s Partnership.”

Lisa A. Rothstein

Lisa is a member of HMB’s Business and Finance Group. She concentrates her practice on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate transactions. With extensive experience representing privately- and family-held middle market businesses, Lisa is skilled at working collaboratively with stakeholders to reach pragmatic solutions to legal issues, and to develop and support strategic practices to minimize risk. Read more about Lisa here.

“Lisa is a key member of HMB’s corporate team,” said Brett M. Winterstein, Chair of HMB’s Business and Finance Group. “Her balanced business judgment and skill as an attorney are highly valued by both clients and attorneys.”

About HMB

HMB is a provider of legal services and business counsel based in Chicago. We are a partnership of high-performing lawyers whom clients rely on to get important things done efficiently, wisely and well. When you work with HMB, you leverage the experience of entrepreneurial lawyers at the top of their profession who work to deliver a better experience in every matter, every relationship and all that they do.

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