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Industry Law
Occupation Lawyer
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Introduction I am a partner at the Chicago law firm Teeple Leonard & Erdman, and concentrate my practice on business litigation and general business representation, including antitrust, commercial, real estate, copyright and trademark infringement, discrimination, premises liability, and other matters.

I represent non-traditional real estate brokers and For Sale By Owner websites, counseling them on state real estate broker laws, inquiries from state real estate commissions and local Realtor boards, etc. Since 2005, I have generally advised a group of 90+ flat-fee real estate brokers throughout the U.S. on antitrust law, state license laws and regulations, Realtor board and multiple listing service rules, and related litigation. I have also responded to inquiries from 60 Minutes, Money Magazine, Forbes, Inman News and several hedge funds pertaining to competition issues affecting non-traditional real estate brokers and websites.

I am also Editor of the Online Liability Blog.