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David K. Staub, Chicago business attorney
David K. Staub
(312) 345-0545
(312) 345-0544 Fax

David Staub is an experienced business attorney practicing primarily in the areas of corporate law, corporate finance, technology law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, tax law and commercial finance. His primary role is serving as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses of all sizes.

David counsels his clients on a wide variety of legal issues including private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, strategic business relationships and other financing methods. He represents clients on a variety of business agreements including software development contracts, licensing agreements and other technology matters; sales agency and other distribution issues; and employment issues and executive compensation arrangements.

David's clients range from start-ups seeking guidance on formation of their business entity, to established companies looking for new sources of capital to fuel their growth, to mature family-owned companies planning for transfer of the business to the next generation.

In his M&A practice, David provides advice on buying a business for those starting out or expanding their existing operations and counsels others on selling their business or pursuing other exit strategies.

David Staub has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer by the publishers of Law and Politics magazine. He is AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition of attorneys for ethical standards and legal ability. He is a frequent speaker on legal topics, appearing at meetings of the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and various other organizations. His topics have included such varied subjects as limited liability company formation and operation, letters of intent in business acquisitions and current trends in piercing the corporate veil.

David lives in Evanston, Illinois where he is active in various community activities. He is also a director and chairman of the Keystone Foundation, supporting Glenkirk and Search Inc. in their activities on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities.


David K. Staub
B.S. in Accountancy, University of Illinois
J.D., Harvard Law School
Practice Areas
Bar Admissions
Illinois (1977)
Court Admissions
Illinois (1977)
U.S. Tax Court (1977)
Professional & Civic Activities
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association, former Chairman of the Business Law Committee and former Chairman of the Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee; Former Executive Committee member, Federal Tax Committee and Chairman of subcommittee on general tax issues; Member, Technology Law Committee
Keystone Foundation, Chairman
Association for Corporate Growth, Chicago Chapter
Midwest Association of Alpha Delta Phi, President
Harvard Law School, Class Secretary
Central Street Neighbors Association, Founding Member, Director and past President