People: Roger E. Best, Counsel

Roger E. Best

Counsel

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5164
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Roger Best is a Counsel in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. He is a transactional attorney having experience in a wide variety of corporate/M&A, commercial, real estate, and private investment transactions, including complex joint ventures and strategic alliances. He is also Patent Bar licensed, and has significant experience in bankruptcy, including Chapters 7, 11, and 13.

Roger is a former corporate professional and business and investment strategist who brings broad business and industry experience to every transaction. His business-side experience includes real estate investment and development, petroleum commodities transactions, business acquisitions, and private investment transactions. He is a mechanical engineer and former project/construction manager who is knowledgeable of the petroleum, petrochemical, construction, steel and automotive industries.

Roger holds certifications as a Lean Six Sigma Champion, and as a Mergers and Acquisitions Professional. He is also proficient in the German language.

Roger Best is a Counsel in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. He is a transactional attorney having experience in a wide variety of corporate/M&A, commercial, real estate, and private investment transactions, including complex joint ventures and strategic alliances. He is also Patent Bar licensed, and has significant experience in bankruptcy, including Chapters 7, 11, and 13.

Roger is a former corporate professional and business and investment strategist who brings broad business and industry experience to every transaction. His business-side experience includes real estate investment and development, petroleum commodities transactions, business acquisitions, and private investment transactions. He is a mechanical engineer and former project/construction manager who is knowledgeable of the petroleum, petrochemical, construction, steel and automotive industries.

Roger holds certifications as a Lean Six Sigma Champion, and as a Mergers and Acquisitions Professional. He is also proficient in the German language.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University of Chicago (1996)

  • B.S.E., University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering (1989)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US Patent and Trademark Office