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Greg Adamo

Greg Adamo


Mr. Adamo has extensive experience in advising private funds and their advisors, developers, REITs, and financial institutions in dispositions of real estate, leasing, and distressed asset disputes.

He also represents and counsels several national and regional banks in their fiduciary capacity.  Mr. Adamo counsels corporate and individual executors, trustees, personal representatives, investment advisors, guardians and other fiduciaries, as well as beneficiaries and other interested parties with respect to litigation rights arising out of estate, tax and business planning; the performance of fiduciary duties; and estate, trust, and business disputes.

Practice Admissions, Affiliations & Memberships:


  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois


  • Juris Doctor, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Master’s in Business Administration, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Political Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

Representative Cases

  • Summary judgment on behalf of start-up labor staffing firm brought by industry-leading competitor on claims of trade secret misappropriation and breach of non-competition agreements, affirmed on appeal
  • Judgment of dissolution for petitioning shareholders in Champaign-based investment advisory firm, following six-day bench trial, with corresponding attorneys’ fee sanction award exceeding $120,000
  • Judgment following bench trial in DuPage County in favor of corporate director in breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Defended Trustee in claims arising from breach of fiduciary duties
  • Temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction for commercial landlord against business tenant for creating public and private nuisance
  • Represented REITs and Real Estate Investors in numerous multi-million dollar construction and mechanics lien claims
  • Defeated several seven-figure derivative actions and breach of fiduciary duty claims against shareholders and corporations