Robert D. Zimelis

Robert D. Zimelis


Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Recognized since 2014

Chicago, Illinois

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Corporate Law
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Robert D. Zimelis represents high net worth individuals and businesses with regard to transactional and investment issues, with an emphasis on business structuring, taxation and estate planning. He has experience in securities law, commodities law, real estate and entertainment law. Rob’s clients include closely held businesses, entrepreneurs and investors. He also frequently represents owners of business jets and owners for fractional interests in business jets in connection with the acquisition, sale and operation of their aircrafts, including financing and leasing.

Rob was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1975. He has also been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Tax Court, Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He is a member of the National Business Aviation Association.

Rob has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2014.

Location

  • Two North LaSalle Street, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60602

Education

  • Northwestern University , BS, graduated 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, Illinois State Bar

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois

44 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

7 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Law, Chicago (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Corporate Law

Special Focus

  • Aviation
  • Finance

Court Admissions

Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Tax Court

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