Deborah Jo Soehlig

Principal, Fischel | Kahn

Deborah Soehlig is a principal at Fischel | Kahn who focuses on trusts and estate administration as well as complex business disputes. Deborah also advises businesses on many aspects of management, including employment matters, entity selection, succession planning, and day to day management decisions. Her practice involves all manner of probate cases, from contested estates and trusts to estate administration matters. Deborah’s litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience includes handling complex, high-end business disputes such as the dissolution of business partnerships and breach-of-contract issues. She has extensive experience in state and federal court, as well as before administrative agencies such as the EEOC and IDES. Deborah also serves as an arbitrator for the Cook County Court-Annexed Commercial Calendar Arbitration program.

Deborah is the Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association and regularly pens articles for the Section, as well as the Bench & Bar Section.