Reinventing Law To Improve Lives

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Reinventing Legal

Our Core Values

01
Make Clients
Love Us

We remove obstacles for our clients, showing them in every interaction that we care about their futures.

02
Understand and Educate

We empower clients by taking the time to understand their individual needs and concerns, then educating them about their options.

03
Let Bushido Code Guide Us

We are moral, courageous, benevolent, respectful, honest and loyal.

04
Find a Better Way

We’re driven to improve our processes and our service, and charge every team member with finding a better way.

05
Achieve as a Team

We know our collective strength is greater than the sum of our parts, and embrace openness, learning and mentoring for the benefit of our clients, our business and our team members.

06
Laugh Often and Make Others Smile

We work hard, have fun and strive to create an environment in which everyone can do the same.

Our Leadership

Kevin Chern on LinkedIn

Kevin Chern

Managing Partner

Kevin is an expert in law practice management. Most recently he was President of Total Attorneys and before that ran one of the largest consumer law firms in the US.
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Craig Sonnenschein on LinkedIn

Craig Sonnenschein

VP, General Counsel

Craig is the General Counsel at UpRight Law. He possesses eighteen years of legal experience in positions including Associate General Counsel of a publicly traded e-commerce company,
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James MacLelland on LinkedIn

James MacLelland

Chief Operating Officer

James is the Chief Operating Officer at UpRight Law and brings to the firm a strong background in building financial teams, operations, and systems for high-growth businesses.
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Dan Ostrowski on LinkedIn

Dan Ostrowski

Chief Financial Officer

Dan is the Chief Financial Officer for UpRight Law. He is a seasoned senior executive and was formerly the Chief Financial Officer at Restaurant.com for more than 14 years.
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Jocelyn Galloway on LinkedIn

Jocelyn Galloway

VP, Compliance

Jocelyn is Vice President of Compliance at UpRight Law. She develops and manages compliance programs and drafts and implements policies and procedures for all facets of the organization,
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Ryan Galloway on LinkedIn

Ryan Galloway

VP, Legal Delivery

Ryan is the Vice President of Legal Delivery at UpRight Law. Ryan has participated in the representation of thousands of bankruptcy clients since 2013.
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David Menditto on LinkedIn

David Menditto

Associate General Counsel

David is the Associate General Counsel for Litigation for UpRight Law. His team addresses regulatory inquiries and works with UpRight Law’s partners and regulatory bodies to resolve issues.
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David Leibowitz on LinkedIn

David Leibowitz

Senior Legal Advisor

David is a nationally recognized consumer protection litigation attorney. He has spent over 25 years vigorously defending consumer rights. He is also a Chapter 7 Trustee.
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Our Outside Counsel

Lucian T. Pera on LinkedIn

Lucian T. Pera

Professional Responsibility Counsel

Lucian is a nationally recognized ethics attorney. Lucian advises the firm in its efforts to be compliant with state bar requirements regulating the practice of law. He has served as President of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, Treasurer of the American Bar Association and recently as Chair of the governing committee of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility. He also served on the ABA “Ethics 2000” Commission that substantially revised the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct in 2002.

Mary Robinson on LinkedIn

Mary Robinson

Advisor

Mary is a nationally respected ethics attorney. She is a former long time Administrator of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Committee. She advises the firm on all regulatory and compliance matters.

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