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Andrew R. Schwartz

Andy Schwartz is an accomplished legal author, having published many works in the Illinois Bar Journal and for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE). Andy literally wrote the book on how to handle fraudulent transfer litigation, contributing a chapter on that topic for Chancery and Special Remedies, an annual IICLE publication. In addition to his writings, Andy lectures for the Illinois State Bar Association, and has had multiple speaking engagements addressing fraudulent transfer litigation.

Publications

  • The Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education recently published its 2017 supplement to its *Chancery and Special Remedies* treatise, featuring an updated of *Litigating the Suit to Set Aside Fraudulent Transfers *(Ch. 14) by Andrew R. Schwartz and Thomas J. Kanyock.
  • Illinois Bar Journal, “Defending Confession Judgment Cases in Illinois.” (October 1, 2014)
  • Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Sophisticated Asset Recovery  presentation on the use of charging orders in cases where a limited liability company or a member of a limited liability company is the judgment debtor. (October 2, 2014)
  • Attacking Rule 137 Sanctions Motions as Pleadings, 98 Ill.B.J. 196, April 2010 (lead author)
  • Litigating the Suit to Set Aside Fraudulent Transfers, IICLE Chancery and Special Remedies, Ch. 14 (1999, 2004, and 2009 Editions, 2002, 2006 and 2011 Supplements) (lead author)
  • Resolving Contract Ambiguity: Parol Evidence Versus the Rules of Contract Construction, 87 Ill.B.J. 622 (April 1999) (lead author)
  • Recovering Costs in Illinois Civil Actions, 88 Ill.B.J. 504 (Sept. 2000) (co-author)
  • Winner Take All: Recovery of Fees for Fee Litigation in Illinois, 45 ISBA Fam. Law Newsletter No. 4 (April 2002)

Speaking engagements

  • Upcoming: Charging Orders: Enforcement Against Members & Their LLCs, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Creditor’s Rights Section, October 2, 2014
  • The Secret Stash: How to Combat Divorcing Spouses who Hide Income and Assets, Illinois State Bar Association,  Matrimonial Lawyers Section, May 15, 2014     [View Event Video]
  • Fraudulent Transfer Litigation for Matrimonial Attorneys, Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chicago, April 7, 2010
  • Fraudulent Transfer Litigation for Matrimonial Attorneys, Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Bloomington-Normal, May 20, 2010

Thomas J. Kanyock

Tom Kanyock is a renowned civil litigation lecturer, having conducted seminars on a wide variety of legal topics. Tom also had the opportunity to serve as the keynote speaker for the 1995 American Bar Association Annual Conference. Along with Andy Schwartz, Tom has co-authored an article for the Illinois Bar Journal, and assisted Andy with writing on fraudulent transfers for the IICLE.

Recent Cases

  • The Circuit Court of Court of Cook County, Illinois recently entered judgment in an oppression dispute for more than $22 million in favor of SCHWARTZ & KANYOCK, LLC’s client. Case Represented by Thomas J. Kanyock and Karen Jeffreys.  Read More

Publications

  • The Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education recently published its 2017 supplement to its *Chancery and Special Remedies* treatise, featuring an updated of *Litigating the Suit to Set Aside Fraudulent Transfers *(Ch. 14) by Andrew R. Schwartz and Thomas J. Kanyock.
  • Attacking Rule 137 Sanctions Motions as Pleadings, 98 Ill.B.J. 196, April 2010 (co-author)
  • Litigating the Suit to Set Aside Fraudulent Transfers, IICLE Chancery and Special Remedies, Ch. 14 (2009 Edition, 2011 Supplement) (co-author)

Speaking engagements

  • Keynote speaker, 1995 American Bar Association Annual Conference
  • Conducted seminars on civil litigation topics concerning state and federal civil procedure, first- and third-party insurance issues, aviation law, condominium disputes, epidemiology and animal law

Karen Jeffreys

Karen Jeffreys has co-authored an Illinois Bar Journal article and received an honorable mention for her assistance on articles for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Recent Cases

  • The Circuit Court of Court of Cook County, Illinois recently entered judgment in an oppression dispute for more than $22 million in favor of SCHWARTZ & KANYOCK, LLC’s client. Case Represented by Thomas J. Kanyock and Karen Jeffreys.  Read More

Publications

  • Karen Jeffreys joined U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit pilot program working to promulgate electronic discovery rules.

Experienced lawyers. Proven results.

Call Chicago Business Attorneys Schwartz & Kanyock, LLC at 312.436.1442 or contact the firm online to schedule your initial consultation. We represent clients in state and federal courts throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, including all surrounding cities in Cook, DuPage and Lake counties. We also serve as co-counsel for cases throughout the United States and as local counsel for firms outside Illinois.