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Marc A. Primack

Phone 312 602 7370

Marc A Primack primarily has worked on business and banking litigation and issues, particularly related to contracts, real estate, bankruptcy and unfair competition, and also has worked on immigration matters, mainly for employers.

Marc A. Primack

Attorney Profile

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Primack had extensive experience as a lawyer assisting businesses deal with problems and issues they face. He primarily has worked on business and banking litigation and issues, particularly related to contracts, real estate, bankruptcy and unfair competition, and also has worked on immigration matters, mainly for employers.

Mr. Primack’s areas of practice and work have included:

  • Representing banks and other types of businesses in disputes involving mortgage foreclosures, receiverships, loan participations, guaranties, powers of attorney, accounts, letters of credit and bankruptcies.
  • Product distribution in the U.S. by multi-national and other companies, including arrangements with dealers and consumer product warranties, and related counseling, drafting agreements and litigation.
  • Unfair competition matters, including litigation and advice on franchise claims, consumer fraud, unfair advertising, trademark, copyright and antitrust issues.
  • Representing businesses and individuals on immigration matters.
  • A broad range of other types of litigation, including title and directors and officers liability insurance, securities, and state and local tax issues.

Marc Primack’s contributions to those in need were recognized when he received the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation Distinguished Service Award in 2013.

He resides in Wilmette, Illinois with his wife and children.

Practices

Business Dispute Litigation & Contract Enforcement

Litigating business disputes involves several complex areas of law which include a variety of contractual and tort claims such as breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference with contract and breach of fiduciary duty.

Workouts & Bankruptcy

Our corporate reorganization and bankruptcy practice has earned a nationwide reputation for financial workouts, receiverships and bankruptcies on behalf of creditors large and small across the nation.

Complex Mortgage Litigation & Loss Mitigation

Today, residential and commercial mortgage fraud is a pervasive problem — one that can affect the financial solvency of any lender even a decade after its mortgage loans are sold on the secondary market.

Immigration

The Firm’s lawyers represent individuals and businesses offering legal counsel with issues such as employment-based immigrant visas, deportation, acquiring U.S. citizenship and others.

Education

  • Stanford University, J.D., 1977
  • The University of Chicago, A.B., 1973
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Recognition & Awards

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, Distinguished Service Award, 2008 and 2013
  • Named an Illinois Leading Lawyer, Commercial Litigation, The Leading Lawyers Network, 2006-2009, 2012 and 2014. Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review, Martindale-Hubbell

Admissions

  • Illinois, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar; and other District Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Decalogue Society
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Publications & Presentations

  • Immigration Guide (Contributing author), June 2012, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE)
    • Ch. 4 The E Visa Category (Treaty Traders and Investors)
    • Ch. 5 The L-1 Visa Category (Intracompany Transferees)
  • Acknowledged for significant contribution in American Bar Association book, Indirect Purchaser Lawsuits: A State-by-State Survey (2010)
  • “Subsidized Rental Projects in Default: Rights and Remedies” (Co-author) 1980, DePaul Law Review
  • Articles on contracts and other issues in various publications including bar and firm newsletters.

Community / Civic Activities

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, JUF Community Legal Services
  • Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program, Arbitrator, 1994 – present
  • Chicago Area Jewish Hospice Association, Member, Board of Directors, Legal Counsel,   1983-1990; Treasurer, 1986-1988
  • Marc Primack’s contributions to those in need were recognized when he received the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation Distinguished Service Award in 2008 and 2013
  • Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah, Wilmette, Illinois, Social Action Committee, Member