Our Firm

We've been practicing business law for over 38 years and we've found that our clients truly appreciate the time and effort we put into every aspect of their business. We're here to help you succeed and that's something we don't take lightly.

Our Team

Robert C. Knuepfer, Jr. is past chair of the Baker McKenzie's Europe & Middle East Practice and former managing partner of the Budapest Office. He provides general counsel to public and private companies on a wide range of corporate matters. Active in civic affairs, Mr. Knuepfer is a trustee of the Adler Planetarium, a board member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, as well as past chair and board member of Metropolitan Family Services of Chicago. He was the Centennial President of the Rotary Club of Chicago, and is a District Governor for Rotary International. He also serves as president of the Executives Club, and is a member of the Economic Club, the Lawyers Club and The Chicago Club, among others. Practice Focus Mr. Knuepfer focuses on corporate and commercial transactions, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate finance. He is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University, where he teaches project finance and international business transactions at Kellogg Graduate School of Management and the School of Law. He is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Mr. Knuepfer authored the 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010 editions of Winning Legal Strategies for Mergers & Acquisitions. Admission U.S. Supreme Court~United States (1988) Trial Bar of U.S. District Court~United States (1983) U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois~United States (1980) U.S. Court of Appeals~United States (1980) Illinois~United States (1978) Education Northwestern University School of Law (J.D.) (1978) Northwestern University (M.B.A.) (1978) Denison University (B.A.) (1974)

Robert C. Knuepfer, Jr.

Founder and Managing Partner

With more than 38 years experience, Robb primarily focuses on international, business and commercial law.


Our firm specializes in helping businesses with all their legal needs and help you in all your business endeavors.

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