Randall R. Schwartz II



Randy Schwartz advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, legal opinions, uniform commercial code matters for secured transactions, and outside general counsel matters. He represents privately-held mid-size and large organizations, including corporations, s-corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships.
Randy has advised clients in the financial services and insurance industries, individual business owners, high net worth individuals, and commercial banks.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Randy advises on transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, and sale-leaseback of commercial and business aircraft.

Corporate Governance

Randy has experience both domestic and international advising on:

  • Choice of legal entity analysis
  • Entity formation
  • Formalities
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Winding up and dissolution of entities

Commercial Contracts

Randy advises clients on:

  • Employment and independent contractor agreements
  • Lease agreements
  • Service agreements
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Letters of intent
  • Joint ventures
  • Vendor contracts for IT, telecommunication, transportation, maintenance and hospitality 

Financial Services

Randy assists financial services and insurance companies with regulatory, compliance and tax matters, transfer pricing study reports, and issues involving the role and duty of boards of directors and officers.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Creighton University School of Law
J.D. Certificate in Business Law (2007)

Creighton University
B.S. in Business Administration (2005)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  •  M&A – Setting the Stage for Success
    The Entrepreneurship Institute: Chicago Presidents’ Symposium, September 2018
  • Business Transactions: Personal and Business Transition Strategies
    The Entrepreneurship Institute: Chicago Presidents’ Symposium, September 2016 
  • Cultivating and Managing International Relationships
    The Entrepreneurship Institute: Chicago Presidents’ Symposium, October 2015 

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • The Entrepreneurship Institute — Chicago Chapter Advisory Board, 2015-present

Civic Activities

  • Special Olympics Illinois — Leaders Council, 2013-present
  • Creighton Admissions Partners — Member, 2006-10
  • Creighton Chicago Alumni Board — Member, 2008-10


  • CALI Award — Corporate Finance, 2007
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