Expertise born from experience
IRA N. HELFGOT is a sole practitioner in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, including the following types of disputes, employment, mechanic's liens, contracts, mortgage foreclosure, partition, brokerage commission, partnership, corporate, injunctions, commercial forcible entry and detainer, sale of businesses, class actions, fraud, consumer fraud, and commodities and securities fraud, business collections, including collections for law firms, and professional liability law. Ira has published extensively on debtor-creditor issues and professional liability law topics for among others, IICLE, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, and the Illinois Creditors Bar Association and has lectured on debtor-creditor issues for the Illinois Creditors Bar Association and the Illinois Credit Union League. Ira is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, formerly serving on its Committee on Judicial Evaluations and as a CLE Coordinator for the Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy Section Council, the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, where he is currently serving as a member of the CLE Committee, and the Illinois Creditors Bar Association, formerly serving as president and as a member of the Board of Directors. Ira is also currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Assistance Program, pursuant to an appointment by the Illinois Supreme Court and has been elected as treasurer of the Board of Directors.
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