Howard M. Berrington

Of Counsel

Howard M. Berrington is of counsel in the Chicago office of Arnstein & Lehr LLP. His practice focuses on business and corporate law. Mr. Berrington counsels clients on all types of transactional and contractual matters, mergers and acquisitions, financial and corporate restructuring, ownership and management succession planning, and resolving partnership and various other types of disputes.

Mr. Berrington also represents banks and financial institutions in documenting their credit agreements, financial workouts, bankruptcy and litigation.

Professional Activities and Achievements

Mr. Berrington was named a Leading Lawyer from 2004 to 2009 by the Leading Lawyers Network and an Illinois Super Lawyer in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Publications and Lectures

  • "Ownership and Management Succession Planning” - Lecture
  • "Preparing for the Catastrophic Loss” - Lecture 2007
  • "Put it in Writing: How Contracts and Documentation Impact Your Business’ Selling Price” - Featured Interview, Smart Business Online, September 2007


DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1978)
University of Illinois (B.A., with honors, 1975)

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois