Ari J. Rosenthal (Of Counsel)

Tel: 312.660.9625
Fax: 312.660.9612
Email: arosenthal@ginsbergjacobs.com
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Ari focuses his practice in commercial and real estate related litigation.  His experience includes litigation of complex real estate related matters such as construction defects, commercial and mechanic’s lien foreclosures, leasehold disputes, broker’s liens, lender liability, title insurance and zoning issues. He has also handled cases involving telecommunications law as well as general business litigation involving issues of fraud, tortious interference, non-compete agreements, corporate dissolution/shareholder remedies, professional liability and insurance coverage and contract disputes.  Ari has been a lecturer on the enforcement and litigation of mechanic’s liens and construction disputes and began his career as in-house counsel for Chicago Title Insurance Company, one of the nation’s largest title insurance companies.  Later, he was a partner with the prominent Chicago law firm of Bell, Boyd and Lloyd, and thereafter was founder and partner in the law firm of Thompson, Rosenthal & Watts, LLP.

Practice Areas

  • Education
    Enter schools attended / degrees held
    • Illinois Wesleyan B.A., 1981
    • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1984
  • Bar Admissions
    • Illinois
  • Court Admissions
    • Northern District of Illinois
    • Central District of Illinois
    • Southern District of Illinois
    • Southern District of Ohio
    • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • District Court of Arizona
    • Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    • United States Supreme Court
  • Memberships
    • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Noteworthy
    • Ari helped create and is presently a court appointed mediator for Mandatory Mediation Foreclosure Programs in four different counties (Kankakee, Grundy, LaSalle and Will), with the Will County program being the first of its kind in Illinois. The program requires mandatory mediation between mortgage lenders and homeowners at the outset of any mortgage foreclosure and has been used as a model by not only other judicial circuits throughout the state but nationwide as well.