Jeff Van Winkle

P: 312.642.2256

Jeff has more than three decades of experience representing businesses, investors and entrepreneurs, providing general counsel services, securities law compliance counseling, and legal guidance for multinational business activities and transaction legal services. As rapid change in business and technology has accelerated worldwide uncertainty, companies in Europe, the United Kingdom, Central and South America and Asia have turned to Jeff for his cross-industry and cross-border expertise and knowledge of legal issues for midsize and small businesses. Jeff has helped many businesses with legal services necessary for U.S. market entry.

Through his past service as a board member, vice president and treasurer for an international legal network, Jeff is armed with a list of worldwide contacts capable of assisting U.S.-based clients seeking international expansion as well as companies outside of the United States in their inbound business activities, their operation of the U.S. subsidiary entities, and their acquisition of additional facilities and businesses in the U.S.

Jeff regularly advises midwest based businesses through key business transactions involving acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, supply agreements and similar transactions. His industry experience includes business providing information services, product distribution, manufacturers, senior care and retail sales.

Jeff earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law in 1987. He is a 1982 graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree.