John F. Purtill

Of Counsel

Commercial Real Estate

Banking and Finance

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions

John concentrates his practice in the banking, corporate, and real estate fields.

John represents a number of financial institutions and middle market companies, with experience in a broad array of transactions including mergers, recapitalizations, acquisitions, and corporate planning.

John has been active in the formation of a number of state and federally chartered De Novo Banks. John served as a board member of the second largest privately-held bank in Illinois for 30 years, until its sale in 2016.

“Bigger firms can stick you with red tape. Our attorneys prefer an entrepreneurial structure - leaner in numbers, longer on synergy.”


1515 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 250 Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

T: 847-330-2403
F: 847-330-1231
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  • LL.M, Taxation, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • B.A., Northwestern University


  • Illinois