Business Law

You work hard to keep your business going. We can help your business with legal issues that slow you down or keep you from getting paid for your hard work.

Schierer & Ritchie, LLC can help with the following business law areas:

  • Business Formation
  • Contracts
  • Contract Disputes
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Business Litigation

Hiring a lawyer to represent your business is a big decision. We can help you feel confident in your decision and bring your business piece of mind.

Our promise to your business: Schierer & Ritchie, LLC will handle your business matter in a professional, careful and efficient manner. We understand you are working within a budget or profit margin. We offer professional legal services at an affordable rate.


How you set up your business is the FIRST big step. Make that decision with careful guidance. Make that first step the right one. If you are unsure whether your business should be an LLC, sole proprietorship or a corporation, call us and we can advise you. Schierer & Ritchie, LLC will walk you through step-by-step getting your business up and running.


When two parties decide to do business, it is smart to put their agreements in writing, otherwise known as a contract. However, when these contracts are not clear and the terms used are vague, then disputes can come up down the road. These disputes can impact how the parties carry out the agreement or even how much they pay. We can help your business write contracts and defend your interests under prior contracts.


Illinois law helps contractors get paid. We can help your company utilize the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act. However, this law requires strict compliance with its many requirements. Please call Schierer & Ritchie, LLC for help with your mechanics lien.