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Jeff Van Winkle

Attorney

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Jeff Van Winkle

Attorney

  • Telephone

  • Fax

    (312) 676-0113

  • Email

  • Office

    Chicago
    320 South Canal Street
    Suite 3025
    Chicago, IL 60606

Jeff Van Winkle is a Shareholder in the Business Practice Group. Jeff has more than three decades of experience representing businesses, investors and entrepreneurs at all phases of their businesses. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, financing and securities. Jeff provides general counsel services, securities law compliance counseling, and legal guidance for multinational business activities and transactions. 

Jeff is a member of several professional associations including serving on the Board of Advisors for the Small Business Advocacy Council, International Trade Association of Greater Chicago, American Bar Association (Business Law Section, Mid-Market and Small Business Committee) and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He previously served as chair of the Business Law Section for the State Bar of Michigan, chair of the National Small Business Association and as treasurer and vice president of a leading international legal network group. 

An avid hiker, Jeff’s community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors of the North Country Trail Association, the longest trail in the National Trails Systems stretching 4,800 miles across eight states. 

  • University of Michigan, J.D., 1987
  • Calvin University, B.A., 1982

  • Illinois
  • Michigan

  • Small Business Advocacy Council, Board of Advisors
  • International Trade Association of Greater Chicago
  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section, Mid-Market and Small Business Committee)
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow

The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2017-2023)

  • North Country Trail Association, Board of Directors