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Alexander Pappas

Alex Pappas is a founding partner at Axia Law, LLC, a law firm that provides its clients with a breadth of practical experience and flexible billing solutions, but most important, a partner to grow their business with.
Alex has experience in legal matters involving foodservice operations, start-ups, commercial transactions and litigation. In addition, Alex’s background in finance and economics provides him with an ability to grasp complex transactions and quickly provide reliable and sound advice.

What makes Alex an asset to any business is the hands-on approach he takes with each of client. Rather than trying to maximize fees, he centers his practice on fostering company growth through creating unique opportunities for brand expansion. Alex provides his clients with a much broader role than simply serving as a legal advisor; he is a partner in their success.

With his wide range of experience in finance, commercial real estate, and technology, Alex brings a depth of knowledge outside of the legal industry to each and every client he consults. He can assist in commercial litigation, business transactions, contract negotiations, commercial lease negotiations, asset purchase agreements, business entity formations, breach of contract claims, non-compete / confidentiality agreements, trademarks, non-disclosure, and fundraising/equity matters.

Alex was asked by his Alma mater, Chicago-Kent Law School, to provide advisory services for their upcoming incubator program. His role includes advising start-ups on how to identify and seize business opportunities. Alex is regularly invited to speak at a variety of seminars in the Chicago area. He has presented on start-up companies and the issues they frequently face; advising small businesses on how to make the transition into the mid-sized market; as well as general business and operational concerns.

Alex is licensed to practice in Illinois, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District Court of Illinois.

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