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Evans, Froehlich, Beth & Chamley strives to provide the highest quality of legal services, including a concentration in the areas of banking and commercial litigation, municipal and local government law, and public and municipal financing.

Our firm represents financial institutions on banking law, secured transactions, creditor's rights and lender liability, including commercial litigation, with a broad array of experiences in the legal and business aspects of secured and unsecured lending for all types of credit activities including agribusiness loans. Clients have included major banks and commercial lenders in the State of Illinois.

EFBC also represents, as retained or special counsel, Illinois municipalities and other units of local government throughout the State, and is often consulted by their local counsel and other representatives. EFBC's practice in this area includes over 35 years of experience, and our municipal and local government clients can expect up to date creative legal representation pertaining to all aspects of their government and affairs, with special emphasis on economic development or redevelopment programs such as tax increment financing, business districts and annexation and other economic incentive agreements.

EFBC is a "nationally recognized" bond counsel firm with over 2,000 financings as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel, and issuers' counsel, including issues in Chicago, the Chicago suburban area, the Metro-East area, as well as throughout downstate Illinois. The firm's bond issuing experience is in almost every area of public and municipal finance for cities, villages, towns, townships, counties, school districts, and many special purpose districts, commissions, boards and authorities.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking, Bankruptcy (Creditor) & Collection Law
  • Municipal, School District, Local Government & Public Authority Financing
  • Municipal, School & Local Government Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation in Federal & State Courts
  • Real Estate Law
  • General Practice