Thomas R. Palmer


Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions

Trusts and Estates

Tom is an equity member of MPS and serves as outside counsel for more than 500 business enterprises, professional firms, and entrepreneurs. His main areas of practice include corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, estate and succession planning, and related litigation.

Tom represents clients that range in size from start-ups to established, multinational corporations, and are engaged in such industries as insurance, technology, healthcare, professional services, hospitality, banking, real estate, manufacturing, distribution, and retail.

Tom is a regular lecturer at seminars and workshops sponsored by employers, trade associations, and professional groups. Topics he has addressed include starting a new business, preparing a company for sale, acquiring and selling businesses, LLC operating agreements, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, incentive compensation arrangements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, business divorces, disciplining and discharging employees, among others.

“Our mission is as focused as our expertise is broad: to satisfy every client as efficiently and effectively as possible.”


1515 E. Woodfield Road, Second Floor Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

T: 847-330-6048
F: 847-330-1231
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  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1979
  • B.A., summa cum laude, DePaul University, 1975


  • Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois