Business Attorneys Who

Take Your Business Seriously

Legal Services for Chicago and Rockford Businesses

From Chicago to Rockford and everywhere in between, businesses thrive on partnerships. If you are the founder of a startup or a leader in an established closely held business or not-for-profit, you know that your relationship with an experienced business attorney can be a determining factor in your success.

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Attorney Noel Sterett

As leader of Dalton & Tomich’s Illinois office, Noel W. Sterett enjoys helping small businesses and entrepreneurs accomplish their goals from start to finish. Attorney Sterett takes your business’s goals seriously like you do and are committed to helping you realize your potential. He values your time and recognizes the hard work you put into building your business.

Noel has advised for profit and not-for-profit corporations in Illinois for over a decade. From corporate formation to drafting contracts and bylaws, he has helped clients navigate a variety of legal issues and overcome obstacles from employment issues to zoning and land use laws. He is also an experienced litigator at the state and federal level. As lead trial and appellate counsel, he recently secured a major health care employment discrimination decision from the Illinois Appellate Court.

Our legal services for Chicago and Rockford area business and nonprofit organizations may include:

  • guiding you through important business decisions
  • ensuring your business’ documents and contracts are in place and optimized
  • advising and executing upon any litigation needs
  • working with you to attract, retain and manage outstanding employees
  • establishing and maintaining an effective succession planning program

We guarantee you will never need to wait and wonder when we’ll provide the answers you’ve requested. We vow to return all calls and emails within one business day or sooner. We respect that your time is valuable too.

Our entire suite of legal services includes:

About Us


The business and employment attorneys of Dalton & Tomich take your business just as seriously as you do. Attorneys Zana Tomich and Noel Sterett are trusted by closely held family businesses and others across Michigan and Northern Illinois as invaluable partners and counselors. We guarantee all your calls and emails will be returned within one business day so you can focus on what you do best: running your business.