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STEVEN IVY P.C. Illinois law firm offering business law, real estate law, patent law, trademark law, copyright law, trade secrets, mediation, arbitration, contract law, immigration law, employment law, import law, export law, commercial real estate.


Business, IP, Employment & Real Estate Law

Comprehensive Legal Practice

STEVEN IVY P.C. offers specialized legal services, and general counsel for small, medium and large corporations. The firm's specialized legal services include business mergers and acquisitions, government regulations, commercial real estate, intellectual property protection, joint ventures and capital formation. Our general counsel services focus on daily business functions such as contracts, import, exports, employment and business immigration issues.


Global Outreach

STEVEN IVY P.C. can assist clients with their legal matters domestically and abroad. The firm has developed professional relationships with attorneys, engineers, scientists and consultants in various foreign countries, allowing us to protect our clients interests internationally. Our associations are particularly effective in Germany, Poland, United Kingdom, Italy, France and in many other member states of the European Union.

Our Clients

Daily Business Operations

A significant portion of our legal services is designed to ensure smooth running of daily operations and related business processes. We make ourselves readily available to review contracts, bill of sales, import/export documents and any other legal matters coming to the foreground during the ordinary course of business.


Joint Ventures & Capital Formation

The firm specializes in business formation law. We counsel clients on available business structures, their benefits and pitfalls. We assist individuals, construction companies and real estate developers in raising equity funds. Our firm works in cooperation with other financial institutions to ensure compliance with various security laws.


Employment Issues

STEVEN IVY P.C. resolves even the most complex employment issues. We prepare employment contracts and non-compete agreements. Our alternative dispute resolution practice, solves problems before they reach litigation. The firm also assists businesses with formulation, documentation and implementation of employment policies. We design and prepare employee handbooks, and various employment-related legal forms.


Business & Immigration

In today's business environment global travel is a necessity. Business visits to foreign companies or subsidiaries are becoming more common, impacting every organizational level. STEVEN IVY P.C. specializes in business immigration law. We handle a wide range of immigration matters, including business visitor visas, worker visas and NAFTA professional visas. We help companies sponsor permanent residency for their employees, and resolve other complex immigration issues.


Alternative Dispute Resolution

STEVEN IVY P.C. specializes in business application of ADR methods, serving as a third party mediator or as a counsel to one of the parties involved in a dispute. We manage mediations, arbitrations and conduct effective case evaluations. The firm utilizes ADR to resolve a wide range of issues, from common real estate disputes to complex contractual disagreements.


Intellectual Property Management

STEVEN IVY P.C. provides a wide range of intellectual property services, specifically tailored to a fast-paced, highly competitive, corporate environment. From patents to trademarks and copyrights, down to trade secrets, unfair competition and various IP transactions. We help clients research, plan, create, protect and manage, their IP property both domestically and internationally.


Commercial Real Estate

STEVEN IVY P.C. provides comprehensive commercial real estate legal services. Our practice is designed to accommodate business clients both domestically and aboard. We can handle commercial real estate transactions for businesses of all sizes and from various industries, including hotels, retail centers, medical facilities, manufacturing, warehousing, office buildings and acquisitions of open land slated for development.



Receivership is a process by which a court, with or without the owner's consent, appoints a receiver to take control of a troubled business and its property. STEVEN IVY P.C. represents businesses, and their properties, subjugated  to receiverships. We represent  commercial landlords, owners and lenders in workouts and forbearance agreements.


Environmental Law

STEVEN IVY P.C. is also addressing various business-related environmental issues. Our legal support is available domestically and abroad. We have an in-depth knowledge of the U.S. environmental policy shaped by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Clean Air Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. We understand, and counsel clients, on the EU's policies and mechanisms concerning environmental issues.


Governmental Regulations

Every major corporate decision requires an analysis of the applicable laws. STEVEN IVY P.C. counsels clients on a full range of governmental issues. From real estate, zoning and environmental law, down to employment and contract issues, our firm understands the impact of governmental regulations, and is ready to help. We counsel business clients on municipal, state and federal laws.          


Business Litigation

The firm handles cases in state and federal courts. We provide vigorous legal representation in business disputes addressing unfair competition, breach of contract, insolvency, commercial fraud, wrongful termination, harassment, work related defamation and emotional distress issues, embezzlement, commercial real estate disputes, trade secrets violation and many other disputes related to business transactions.

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