Panna P. Patel, Esq. has been assisting a broad spectrum of clients achieve their most realistic and optimal legal solutions in a cost effective manner for over 23 years in both transactional and litigation areas of law. During her legal career, Ms. Patel has practiced in both large corporate law firms as well as in her own private practice.
Ms. Patel has counseled domestic and international clients in their transactional and strategic matters including development and implementation of their global strategic plans through a broad range of transactions such as formation of new entities, limited liability companies or partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, wholly owned subsidiaries and other strategic alliances including but not limited to assisting clients who wish to adopt franchising as a method of distribution.
Over the years, physicians, real estate executives, retail oil executives, banking executives, healthcare facility executives, and pharmaceutical facility executives familiar with Ms. Patel have sought her counsel with respect to their own various personal, business, and regulatory matters including but not limited to negotiation of executive compensatio...
Presented Speech to Chicago Bar Association – Checklist for International Companies Expanding Overseas – April 2013
- Illinois District Export Council Member – Appointed by the U.S. Commerce Secretary – 1994 to 1997 and 2012 to 2015
- Chicago Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Hindi (Conversational)
Northern District of Illinois
Central District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
Chicago Kent College of Law, J.D., with Honors, 1993
University of Illinois –Urbana/Champaign; B.A., Philosophy / Speech Communication
University of Stirling, Scotland, Year Aboard Scholarship, 1986-1987
Prior Law Firm Experience
Quarles & Brady, LLP
DLA Piper, LLP