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Chicago Commercial Collection Lawyers

Illinois Commercial Collection Attorneys

Commercial creditors have rights that must be protected when they are seeking to collect the amounts owed to them. To ensure that receivables can be collected aggressively and correctly, creditors should work with a law firm that has experience in these matters.

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About Our Firm

At Teller, Levit & Silvertrust, P.C., our lawyers have extensive experience representing multiple types of commercial clients. We work with companies of all sizes, ranging from small, local businesses to large corporations and Fortune 500 companies. We understand the legal issues that affect businesses that are seeking to collect on commercial claims, and we work to ensure that our clients can navigate this process effectively. When it comes to commercial debt recovery, we understand the importance of acting quickly, efficiently, and effectively, and we are committed to providing high-quality representation that meets our clients' needs.

Our attorneys believe in protecting creditors' rights, and we work to ensure that our clients can collect their open receivables to the fullest extent. We are experienced in representing our clients in commercial litigation, and we also help clients resolve matters through mediation or arbitration. After securing judgment, we also handle judgment enforcement, asset recovery, and multiple other types of concerns that affect commercial creditors.

To learn more about our legal services, please contact us at 312-922-3030. We will be happy to answer your questions and discuss how we can help your business recover its outstanding commercial receivables.

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Since 1920

Teller, Levit & Silvertrust, P.C. was founded in 1920, and our attorneys have been practicing commercial law and creditors' rights for over 100 years. From our Chicago offices, we represent businesses throughout Illinois, serving national and multinational corporations.

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Creditors’ Rights & Commercial Debt Collection

Practice Areas

For commercial creditors, it is crucial to take the correct steps to recover debts and receivables. Our attorneys understand the legal issues that play a role in these cases, and we ensure that our clients follow the correct procedures to resolve matters quickly and efficiently while avoiding unnecessary expenses. Our goal is to maximize the amount that creditors recover while taking proactive steps to reduce complications that could delay the process or result in financial losses.

We can provide guidance on how creditors can protect their rights as they address multiple types of debts. We assist with breach of contract claims, sales of goods claims under the Uniform Commercial Code, collection of outstanding insurance premiums and recovery of deductibles, collection of professional fees, freight collections, and more.

Our attorneys understand the legal issues that our clients face, and we advocate for their rights every step of the way. With our experience in matters related to the recovery of receivables, our skilled team can provide the representation commercial clients need.

Commercial Litigation

There are a variety of situations where commercial clients may need to resolve legal disputes through litigation. In addition to representing creditors in commercial claims, we can assist with multiple other types of cases, helping clients protect their rights and achieve positive results. We can assist with disputes related to breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, and more. Our goal is to help our clients resolve these matters as quickly and efficiently as possible while protecting their financial interests at all times.

When clients are involved in commercial litigation, we work to negotiate settlements whenever possible while advising them of the best ways to achieve their goals. We can help clients determine whether mediation or arbitration may be effective methods of dispute resolution, but we are always prepared to represent clients in court during litigation.

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Judgment Enforcement including Citations, Garnishments and Levies

Creditors pursuing collection after a judgment often face a unique set of challenges and complications. Our Illinois commercial judgment enforcement lawyers have experience with all types of legal enforcement actions, including citations, garnishments, levies, liens, and charging orders. We can help you identify the best strategy for enforcing a judgment and ensure that all applicable Illinois laws are followed during the process. Our team will protect your rights during the judgment enforcement process and provide helpful advice regarding any additional actions you may take to increase the likelihood of a successful collection.


Our firm is proud of our 100+ year history serving clients from our Chicago law offices. While we have expanded and relocated multiple times over our decades of operation, we have been proud to continue using the signature arched doors that are represented in our logo.

These doors were made by hand by one of our valued clients, and they are constructed of walnut and glass, with unique bronze hardware in the pre-Art Deco style. As we have relocated to new offices over the years, we have always brought these doors with us, ensuring that each generation of attorneys, staff members, and clients crosses over the same threshold as they enter our law office. These arched doors represent our commitment to our clients as we strive to consistently provide the high-quality legal service that our firm is known for.

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