Ron Sandack


Ron Sandack graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1986. In 1989, Ron received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law. Thereafter, he joined the firm of Smith, Williams & Lodge where he represented banks and other financial institutions, often in connection with distressed credits. Thereafter, Ron became a partner at the firms of Lowis & Gellen, Levenfeld Pearlstein, and finally, Gaido & Fintzen.

Ron’s practice focuses on companies involved in civil actions, typically concerning emergency equitable remedies. It also often involves pursuing and defending emergency injunctive relief. This relief typically concerns restrictive covenants to protect trade secrets, goodwill, and business relationships; corporate and other business disputes involving shareholders and other owner’s actions with respect to corporate control and succession for privately held companies; and numerous employment litigation matters. Ron’s transactional practice involves creditors’ rights, bankruptcies, and workouts. Ron has represented prominent banks and financial institutions, and he has negotiated and drafted the full set of documents which accompany such commercial transactions. He assists lenders in structuring credit facilities for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, developers, and service companies. Additionally, Ron, on behalf of his corporate clientele, documents asset and sales agreements, vendor agreements, distribution agreements, and other contracts.

Ron has argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the Illinois Appellate Court, and he is a chair-qualified arbitrator with the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Committee.

Ron has served as a State Senator, State Representative and Mayor of Downers Grove, and serves as an ex officio member for multiple civic and charitable Downers Grove organizations.