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Keith H. Berk Partner
  • D 312-606-3205
  • F 312.267.2211
kberk@hmblaw.com
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.

Education

University of Illinois, J.D.

University of Illinois, B.S. with high honors

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant, Illinois

Admissions

Illinois

Honors

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

Publications

Events

Education
  • University of Illinois, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.S. with high honors
Admissions
  • Illinois
Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
500 West Madison Suite 3700
Chicago IL 60661

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