November 30, 2023

Q&A With Rich Payne – “The Resources We Have Here At MPS Are Outstanding.”

Rich Payne is a new partner at MPS. He joined the firm on July 1, 2023 from his previous firm, Robinson Payne LLC. Rich’s legal practice crosses a wide range of business law, however his expertise and passion lie in serving family businesses and privately held businesses. Q. How did your practice evolve to focus…

June 30, 2023

Robinson Payne Joins MPS Law

As of July 1, 2023, the firm of Robinson Payne LLC will be joining Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle LLC. Both named partners, Russel G. Robinson and Richmond A. Payne, along with longstanding paralegals Wendy K. Widmayer and Melissa A. Wolf, are making the move, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise in estate planning, corporate…

May 17, 2023

MPS Law Adds Three New Associate Attorneys

Demonstrating the firm’s ongoing commitment to smart growth, Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle LLC (MPS Law) has added three new associates to its steadily growing professional staff. New associate attorney JonTia Pegues joins the firm’s commercial real estate practice group, and will focus her practice on tenant leasing and negotiation as well as general representation of…

February 15, 2023

The Art of Negotiating: Coordinating Key Aspects of the Deal

Author: Ray Horn

In this online article from Insider 94 | Midwest Business Journal, MPS partner Ray Horn considers the critical importance of coordination and commitment between clients and their advisors in M&A negotiations. His article combines practical, common sense advice with insights and anecdotes gleaned from over 20 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions, partnership agreements and…

May 19, 2022

Q&A: Ray Horn on Mergers and Acquisitions Practice

Ray Horn is a partner at MPS Law with nearly 30 years of experience in corporate law, and a considerable focus in the area of mergers and acquisitions. Recently, we sat down with Ray to discuss his M&A practice and how his approach is an ideal fit for closely held small- to mid-sized businesses. Tell…

March 22, 2022

The Importance of Attorney Selection

Author: Ray Horn

In this article from the March 2022 online edition of Insider 94 | Midwest Business Journal, MPS partner Ray Horn offers a distinctive look at the topic of attorney selection. His article combines practical, common sense advice with insights and anecdotes gleaned from over 20 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions, partnership agreements and “business…

February 22, 2022

MPS Law Names Andrew Chamberlain, Michael Bregman As Partners

Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle LLC (MPS Law) continues to grow its professional staff by elevating associate attorney Andrew Chamberlain, who focuses on mergers and acquisitions, to partner. Separately, the firm has also hired a new partner, Michael Bregman, who is focused on commercial litigation. Chamberlain, who has been with MPS Law since 2016, works with…

May 21, 2021

Ray Horn Featured on MBBI’s Inaugural “Trends in M&A” Podcast

May 21, 2021 – When MBBI (the Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries association) announced the launch of their new “Trends in M&A” podcast, the decision to slot MPS Law partner Ray Horn as the first featured guest came as no surprise. A former MBBI president and longtime board member, Ray offers the perspective of a…

October 16, 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures constitute an important area of concentration for a select group of attorneys at MPS Law. Our clients range from community banks and small manufacturers to industrial service providers with facilities across North America. We advise them on all aspects of these transactions, including the purchase and sale of stock and assets…

July 2, 2018

Andrew Chamberlain: Seeing the Whole Picture

Andrew Chamberlain, a partner at MPS with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, played football in high school. His position was defensive back. The skillset of a great defensive back includes, among other traits: speed, the ability to change directions quickly as needed, rigorous preparation, good technique, and the ability to see the whole picture….

September 12, 2016

Advisor Fit is a Key to Transaction Success

Author: Ray Horn

Contributing Editor: Ray Horn is a Member with Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle LLC, a law firm with offices in Schaumburg and Chicago and is also Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of MBBI. Ray can be reached by phone at (847) 330-2430, and by email at Success in an…