Our Attorneys

Daniel B. Rubinow

icon-phone 312.667.1360
icon-email drubinow@llflegal.com

Daniel concentrates his practice in the areas of hospitality and business licensing. His clients are primarily restaurants, taverns, tobacco dealers, liquor stores, and other licensed businesses.

Daniel previously served in the City of Chicago’s Law Department where he concentrated on license adjudication cases. While at the City of Chicago, he also prosecuted criminal cases including a successful jury trial.

Summary of Professional Experience and Representative Clients:

  • Advised nationally-recognized restaurants regarding acquiring new food and liquor licenses.
  • Successfully negotiated applications for Chicago liquor, tobacco and convenience stores.
  • Drafted and executed stock purchase agreements and leases for various licensed establishments.
  • Counseled business startups regarding State and Federal liquor licensing.
  • Represented local and international businesses in litigation before the City of Chicago’s Local Liquor Control Commission, Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, the License Appeal Commission, the Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, the Cook County Department of Administrative Hearings, and the Illinois Secretary of State.
  • Negotiated with Chicago’s Zoning Department to resolve complex and unique zoning disputes related to liquor licensed businesses.
  • Worked with a wide variety of businesses such as massage establishments, gaming licensees, car dealers, grocery stores, delivery services, and boat yards.

Bar and Court Admissions

Illinois, 2004

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2004
University of Minnesota, B.A., 1997

Professional Affiliations

Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Small Business Advisory Council