630.355.4600 vince@rw-attorneys.com

Our Professional Team

Vincent M. Rosanova

PARTNER

 

Practice Areas

  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Municipal Law
  • Business Formation and General Counsel 

Education: Lewis University (B.A. in Business, Magna Cum Laude, 2002); Northern Illinois University, College of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 2005) 

Bar Admission: Illinois

Involvement: Naperville Public Library, Past Board President; Naperville Development Partnership, Chairman; Naperville Exchange Club, Member

Russell G. Whitaker, 111
PARTNER 

Practice Areas

  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Condominium Law
  • Business Formation & General Counsel
  • Homeowner Associations

Education: St. Norbert College (1997), American University (1999), North Central College (B.A. in Political Science, 2000); DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 2004)

Bar Admission: Illinois

Michaelene M. Burke
ASSOCIATE 

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Business Formation & General Counsel
  • Venture Capital Financing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Residential Closings

Education: Indiana University (B.A. in Telecommunications, Magna Cum Laude, 1991); DePaul University College of Law (J.D. with Highest Distinction, Order of the Coif, 1995)

Bar Admission: Illinois

Patti A. Bernhard
ASSOCIATE 

Practice Areas

  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Business Formation & General Counsel
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Civil Litigation with Real Estate Emphasis 

Education: Bradley University (B.S. in Mathematics with Secondary Certification); The John Marshall Law School (J.D. Magna Cum Laude, 1998)

Bar Admission: Illinois

Caitlin E. Csuk
ASSOCIATE 

Practice Areas

  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Education: Northern Illinois University (B.S. in Business Management, Cum Laude, 2011); John Marshall Law School (J.D., 2017)

Bar Admission: Illinois

Zachary W. Blair
ASSOCIATE 

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Industrial Real Estate Transactions
  • Retail Real Estate Development
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions

Education: Eastern Illinois University (B.A. in Political Science / Pre Law, 2000); Thomas Jefferson School of Law (PILF, SBA, Mock Trial, J.D., 2003)

Bar Admission: Illinois

Eric M. Prechtel
ASSOCIATE 

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Business Formation & General Counsel
  • Venture Capital Financing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Residential Closings

Education: Purdue University (B.S. in Selling & Sales Management, 2014); DePaul University College of Law (Teaching Assistant, J.D., 2019)

Bar Admission: Illinois

Joellen Leavy
PARALEGAL

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Business Formation 
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Civil Litigation with Real Estate Emphasis 

Education: South Suburban College (A.S. with concentration in Paralegal Studies)

Emily Wachowicz
PARALEGAL 

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Business Formation

Education: North Central College (B.A)

Tammy Day
PARALEGAL 

Practice Areas

  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions 
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Business Formation 

Education: University of Saint Francis (Certificate in Paralegal Studies)

McKenna Thomas 
PARALEGAL 

Practice Areas

  • Residential Real Estate Transactions 

Education: Purdue University (B.S. in Media and Public Communications with Media Production, 2016)

Rachel Rosanova
HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION

Education: Southern Illinois University