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Martindale-Hubbell® Distinguished, Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement, 2024

George M. Bradshaw

Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Services
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Elder Law
  • Special Needs Planning & Guardianship
  • Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning



After more than twenty years as both commercial litigator and transactional lawyer, Mr. Bradshaw merged his suburban law firm with Huck Bouma in 1994. Since that time he has concentrated his practice in the area of general corporate, banking and commercial law including commercial real estate development transactions and leasing; mergers and acquisitions; and estate and succession planning for family business members. He serves as "outside general counsel" for his corporate clients employing his experience in various fields and the resources of the partners and associates of Huck Bouma. He also represents local and regional banks in the area of complex commercial loan documentation and troubled loan workout situations


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1972
  • Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois
    • B.A. - 1969

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Glen Ellyn Rotary Club, Past President

Representative Clients

  • The Northern Trust Bank
  • Community Bank of Wheaton/Glen Ellyn
  • American Enterprise Bank
  • M. Cooper Supply Company, Mokena, IL
  • Overton Chicago Gear Corporation, Addison, IL
  • Phonak, LLC, Warrenville, IL


  • Don Fisher, Chairman, Community Bank of Wheaton/ Glen Ellyn
  • Rockney Howard, V.P., American Enterprise Bank
  • Dennis Goode, President, M. Cooper Supply Company
  • Peter La Montagna, V.P., Overton Chicago Gear Corporation

Past Positions

  • Block, Erdos & Lupel, and Lupel & Amari, Chicago, IL, 1972 to 1977
  • Law Offices of George M. Bradshaw, Ltd.,Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1977 to 1994