At the law firm of Nisen & Elliott we pride ourselves on providing innovative, practical solutions to our clients' legal problems and presenting them with opportunities to assist them in reaching their goals. Whether in a transaction or in litigation, Nisen & Elliott attorneys have the experience and knowledge to help our clients succeed.
Our national client base has relied on us for business and legal counsel for over 55 years. That client loyalty comes from our focus on service and results. We understand that clients need to have telephone calls and e-mails returned promptly and need to be kept informed of the status of their legal matters. Clients also want their matters handled in an efficient and cost-effective manner. At Nisen & Elliott we strive to combine excellence in client service with our proficiency in the law.
The offices of Nisen & Elliott are located in the heart of the Chicago loop. The firm seeks to maintain its diverse workforce while pursuing the common goal of providing the best possible legal services to our client. This goal can only be achieved through recruiting top quality personnel and retaining them through a positive, challenging environment which permits a balanced lifestyle.
The practice of health care law requires an integration of a number of legal areas, including corporate, managed care, tax, contract, medicare, ERISA and licensing laws. Nisen & Elliott is uniquely qualified to use its expertise in these areas to the advantage of its health care clients. Through the firm's representation of hospitals, physicians, physician groups and other health care professionals, it has developed the ability to view an issue or transaction from all sides and suggest creative solutions. Whether the issue relates to managed care, integrated delivery systems, not-for-profit and inurement issues, physician contracting, independent physician associations (IPAs), management service organization (MSOs) or single or multi-specialty networks, Nisen & Elliott can provide practical and comprehensive legal representation.
We make every attempt to help our clients avoid litigation. When it does become necessary to litigate to achieve client goals, the firm aggressively pursues or defends any claim it has accepted, in state and federal courts, before administrative agencies, arbitrators and disciplinary committees. Nisen & Elliott litigation attorneys have extensive trial experience and concentrate exclusively on litigation.
We are comfortable in any forum: federal, state, trial, appellate, arbitration, mediation or administrative tribunals. Our attorneys are as conversant with the nuances of these forums as they are with the formal procedures.
Nisen & Elliott litigators have experience in several types of litigation, including:
- Commercial Disputes
- Employment / Labor
- Financial Services
- Personal Injury
- Professional Liability
- Real Estate
- Securities and Corporate Governance
- Tax Controversy
- Unfair Competition
Nisen & Elliott's focus is on representation of commercial enterprises of all kinds and the people that operate those businesses. We have a substantial client base on the following industries, among others:
- Automotive Finance
- Financial Services
- Professional Services
- Real Estate Development
- Technology & Software
About John K. Kneafsey:-
John Carroll University, B.A., 1962
Loyola University, J.D., 1965
After receiving his degree from Loyola University, John Kneafsey served two years in the U.S. Army as a Captain in South Vietnam. Mr. Kneafsey then joined Standard Oil Company of Indiana as an attorney from 1967 to 1973. He headed his own law firm from 1973 to 1988. Mr. Kneafsey became Partner of Nisen & Elliott in 1988 and concentrates on civil litigation in both federal and state courts. Mr. Kneafsey also has an extensive beverage alcohol practice.