Brian Ira Tanenbaum is the founding partner of the Law Offices of Brian Ira Tanenbaum. Mr. Tanenbaum has been actively engaged in the practice of law for almost 35 years. His practice encompasses the representation of banks and financial institutions, equipment leasing companies, franchisees, manufacturers, service businesses, distributors, real estate developers, syndicators and property managers, and other business clients and entrepreneurs in equity and finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, franchise, real estate, loan and equipment leasing transactions, general business and corporate related transactions, business litigation, real estate foreclosures, UCC sales, restructures, workouts, bankruptcy proceedings and related state and federal court litigation and arbitration proceedings. Mr. Tanenbaum has worked with both sellers and buyers of businesses and has handled many other corporate and commercial real estate transactions. He has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court litigation and arbitrations, including various business disputes, breach of contract, fraud, loan recovery, enforcement proceedings and secured loan litigation.
Mr. Tanenbaum served for approximately 5 years on the Board of Directors of First Colonial Bank Northwest, a subsidiary of First Colonial Bankshares Corporation. Mr. Tanenbaum has participated in a variety of seminars and has written and spoken on secured creditors' rights in bankruptcy, equipment leasing under Article 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code and fraud against businesses. Mr. Tanenbaum has served as a party appointed arbitrator in a contract dispute of $4.5 million dollars in Austin, Texas.
Practice Areas Corporate & Business Law Transactions Financing & Equipment Leasing Transactions Commercial Real Estate Transactions and Private Placement Syndications Franchise Law Transactions Litigation Services (including General Business Disputes, Franchise Litigation, Contract Litigation, Fraud, Recovery and Enforcement Litigation) Corporate Reorganizations, Business and Real Estate Workouts & Bankruptcy
Bar Admissions Illinois 1981 New York 1983
Education Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. 1981 Honors College of the University of Michigan, B.A. with High Distinction & High Honors in American History, 1978
Courts All Illinois and New York State Courts 1981 & 1983 Illinois Supreme Court 1981 New York Court of Appeals 1983 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 1984 U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 1989 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin 1991 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York 2007