Practice Areas

Robinson Curley P.C. provides broad-based litigation services to corporations, other legal entities and individuals in a variety of practice areas.

Commercial Litigation

Business disputes can be extremely disruptive to the entities and individuals involved, draining resources and attention from the business's core mission, and in some instances, threatening its very existence. 

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Workplace disputes are taxing on employers and employees alike.  For employers, these conflicts drain resources and divert attention from their business. For employees, disputes with employers can be highly stressful, as livelihoods are threatened and important protected rights hang in the balance. 

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Receiverships and Insolvency

The goal of our insolvency practice is to plan and execute cost-effective asset recovery strategies for our liquidator, receiver, and trustee clients, so they can maximize the assets of their estates. We have demonstrated time and again our ability to do so.

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Intellectual Property

Intellectual property rights are essential components of many business and creative enterprises. Creators and innovators of all types, from individuals to large corporate entities, have valuable intellectual property assets that must be secured and protected. For many, these assets are key to their economic survival.

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C. Philip Curley
Founding Shareholder | Full Bio

Alan F. Curley 
Shareholder | Full Bio

Cynthia H. Hyndman
Shareholder | Full Bio

Alan R. Dolinko
Shareholder | Full Bio


Robert L. Margolis
Partner | Full Bio


Sam G. Royko
Associate | Full Bio


Benjamin E. Schwab
Associate | Full Bio

  • Robinson Curley, as Liaison Counsel with Wolf Popper LLP of New York, recently filed a class action complaint on behalf of the lead plaintiff in the Treehouse Foods, Inc. securities litigation in the Chicago federal court.  A copy of the complaint may be viewed here.

  • Rob Margolis served as a panelist in a webinar, "Nuts & Bolts of Trade Secrets,” sponsored by Financial Poise.  Rob joined three other panelists in explaining the law of trade secrets, including recent developments in state and federal law, as well as practical steps business owners and their attorneys can and should take to protect these important assets.

  • Rob Margolis recently conducted a webinar for the International Coach Federation, Chicago Charter Chapter, “Strengthen Your Coaching Practice! Legal Strategies for Small Business Owners,” in which he discussed, among other things, (a) how to structure sound and comprehensive contracts, (b) intellectual property protection (copyright, trademark, trade secrets), and (c) website and social media dos and don'ts.