Sande Shamash
There's not much that separates taking risks and following dreams. My job is to limit the risks, protect your assets, plan for the future and to do whatever it takes for you to achieve all of the goals you set for your business and family.

Sande Shamash is an Attorney focusing on Corporate Law, Commercial Transactions, Commercial Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Estate Planning and Estate Administration. Mr. Shamash provides counsel to individuals, businesses, charities and agencies regarding their formation, regulatory compliance, contracts, litigation, intellectual property and employment agreements.

Mr. Shamash has spent many years representing privately-held businesses, non-profit organizations and state and local government agencies.  In private practice and as a former Chief Administrative Law Judge and Assistant General Counsel for the State of Illinois, Mr. Shamash has represented hundreds of clients and negotiated and litigated a wide variety of cases.

Mr. Shamash is passionate and driven when it comes to clients and representing their interests. This results in favorable outcomes and clients who understand and are a part of the process. Skill, strategy, customer service and results are at the heart of all that he does.


Mr. Shamash earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he majored in Journalism. He received his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law

Professional and Civil Affiliations

Mr. Shamash is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Shamash served on two committees of the Council of Parent Attorney and Advocates in support of his past public interest and pro-bono work representing children and families and fighting for the rights of those with disabilities. Mr. Shamash also has a passion for teaching. He is an adjunct professor at the DePaul University College of Law where he teaches their estate planning course.

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