In Memoriam
Ruff, Freud, Breems & Nelson, Ltd. was founded in 1936, making it one of the oldest law firms in Chicago. We provide legal services to heath care providers, financial institutions, title insurers, private individuals and a wide range of business entities and tax exempt organizations. Our attorneys provide our clients with the benefit of many years of experience in all areas of legal practice, and each of those attorneys continues to personally attend to the needs of our clients. We pride ourselves on this personal service and on delivering legal counsel in an effective, efficient, and economical manner.

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A substantial portion of our business is devoted to trial and appellate litigation in the areas of commercial law, banking, real estate, medical malpractice and professional liability defense. In addition, we have highly respected transactional practices in the areas of healthcare, real estate, banking, tax exempt and religious organizations, and estate planning and administration. We regularly represent our clients in state and federal courts, in arbitration and mediation proceedings, in hearings before administrative bodies and in complex business transactions.

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