Koester & Bradley Illinois Business Litigation Attorneys


Commercial and business litigation is very complex, and is often intertwined with personal animosity.  Many times, when business transactions, from real estate deals, to contract disputes, involve damages and lead to the courtroom, the end result can feel like a "corporate divorce."  Very few law firms in Central Illinois, particularly Champaign-Urbana, possess the knowledge and are willing to undertake representation in complex commercial litigation cases.  Koester & Bradley, LLP has the knowledge and experience to handle your complex business litigation which is why Koester & Bradley has developed a sound reputation as business dispute lawyers since 1895.  Throughout Central Illinois and beyond,  Koester & Bradley, LLP has represented numerous business clients in a multitude of complex commercial and business litigation matters.  From Private Corporations, to Financial Institutions, to Medical Clinics, we have handled numerous types of commercial cases.  Our attorneys are fully committed to whatever commercial issue you may have, and we devote whatever resources are needed in order to achieve a successful outcome.

Koester & Bradley Offers Flat-Fee or Contingent Billing

The Champaign-Urbana business litigation attorneys and counselors at Koester & Bradley also believe that  business and commercial clients should feel free to contact their attorneys whenever it is convenient without fearing excessive hourly billing.  The truth is, hourly billing for business litigation and counseling services is as antiquated as many of the attorneys still out there sending hourly bills.   No businessperson or entrepreneur wants to be billed for a five minute email or phone call.  This is why the litigation lawyers at Koester & Bradley offer flat fee billing options that provide for increased case efficiency and better and more free communication between attorney and client.  Furthermore, we believe that successful local business are a benefit to both our local, state, and national societies which is why Ryan Bradley and Tom Koester frequently offer guidance to small to medium sized business with little to no charge at all.   Koester & Bradley is leading the way in Illinois with flat fee billing and efficient business counseling and advice.  Partner Ryan Bradley has published articles on the practice in Forbes.

A Wide Variety of Business Litigation Experience

There is a wide range of substance and complexity involved with commercial disputes.  Our Illinois commercial and contract litigation lawyers' experience has included partnership disputes, shareholder derivative actions, insurance and leasehold issues, contract law, breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, tortious interference with business, director and officers' liability, and professional malpractice.  These issues may arise in any type of circumstance, including a bankruptcy setting and can occur across Central Illinois and and throughout the country.

The outcomes of business litigation can have very important consequences on your business.  Successful litigation could even be the difference between life and death for your business.  Let our attorneys at Koester & Bradley, LLP be the essential counsel to your crucial business issues.  We have the resources, knowledge and experience to properly deal with your commercial issues.  Our business litigation attorneys have successfully litigated cases in Central Illinois and across the country.  We are one of only a handful of local, Central Illinois law firms that is equipped and willing to handle the most complex cases.  Time is of the essence as you may lose your legal rights (and possibly your business) if you do not act quickly.  Don't allow the rights of you and your business to be compromised.  Call Koester & Bradley today.  

Ryan Bradley
While Some situations call for aggressive litigation, we strive to arm business with the tools to avoid costly litigation and creatively solve business-related issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner--often outside the courtroom.
-Ryan Bradley, Partner Koester & Bradley, LLP