Keith H. Berk Partner
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Keith H. Berk
"I structure solutions that align parties' interests to create durable relationships. "

Keith is a senior partner in HMB’s Business and Finance group. He represents larger sized closely-held businesses and their owners in mergers and acquisitions and as outside general counsel.

Keith is well-known as a facilitator for middle-market “deals,” implementing a wide range of tax-advantaged capital structures, shareholder and family-ownership structures and private-equity structures to enhance growth and to provide exit strategies.

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As outside general counsel, Keith advises on strategies that help businesses attract and retain key management, minimize risk and maximize opportunities for long-term growth. Keith has also assisted numerous family owned businesses with generational succession planning and creative family dispute resolutions.

A Business Approach to Complex Problems

Keith emphasizes a business approach to the practice of law. Clients value him as a trusted advisor who offers practical solutions to complex issues.


University of Illinois, J.D.

University of Illinois, B.S. with high honors


Certified Public Accountant, Illinois




Board Room Magazine, 2017 Distinguished President of the Year

Professional Memberships

YPO Gold Chicago, Board of Directors

GPF Foundation, Board of Directors and Vice President

Northmoor Education Foundation, Board of Directors

University of Illinois Gies School of Business, Board of Advisors




  • Attorneys in Action: Keith H. Berk and John R. Wiktor Give Back with Northmoor Education FoundationJuly 15, 2021

    Northmoor Education Foundation awarded $77,000 of college scholarships to 11 outstanding Northmoor employees. The Northmoor Education Foundation (NEF) was founded in 2018 to assist Northmoor Country Club employees, caddies and their children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time or part-time study at accredited institutions of the student’s…

  • University of Illinois, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.S. with high honors
  • Illinois
  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
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