Stephen A. Landsman, Esq.

Board Chair

Stephen A. Landsman, Esq. joined the board in September 2013 and was elected Board Chair. Steve, currently in the corporate and securities practice of Greenberg Traurig LLP in Chicago, has a highly regarded general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, business counseling and tax practice. Steve has in-depth experience in numerous industries as lead counsel representing both purchasers and sellers in a wide variety of transactions—among them, public to public, private to public, private to private, leveraged recapitalization, divisional or asset sales and joint venture/strategic alliance transactions. His clientele consists of LBO and private equity groups, public companies, strategic corporate or institutional entities, investment subsidiaries of public companies and private investors/owners. In addition, Steve has extensive experience representing management in acquisitions and divestiture transactions.

Steve has received significant recognitions for his pro bono service. The Juvenile Protective Association has honored him with the Jane Addams Medal of Honor, and the Anti-Defamation League has recognized him with the Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Civil Rights Award.