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Mazyar M. Hedayat

Principal
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Phone: 630.378.2200
Fax: 630.447.0067

1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, Illinois 60446

Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that represents clients in real estate transactions and litigation, construction transactions and litigation, business law and commercial litigation, and bankruptcy and restructuring.

After matriculating at the University of Chicago, Mr. Hedayat received his B.A. with Distinction from the Honor's College at the University of Michigan, his M.B.A. from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.

Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent, business broker, and has held Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. He is a member of the American and Will County Bar Associations; and a former member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and DuPage County Bar Association. While at the DCBA Mr. Hedayat served as Chairman of the Bankruptcy, Publication, Business, and Practice Management committees. He also earned a Board of Directors Award.

Mr. Hedayat has earned various honors including Lawyer of the Year, Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year, and various client-service awards. Mr. Hedayat has given CLE presentations concerning Bankruptcy, Electronic Filing, Business formation and management, Construction, Bonding, Mechanics Liens, Tax Deeds, title issues, zoning, Dodd-Frank, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Mr. Hedayat has written dozens of articles and maintains two blogs: practicehacker.com and https://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com. He can be reached on Twitter at @mhalaw and @practicehacker, and can be found on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Mr. Hedayat’s experience since graduating from law school and earing his Illinois Bar in 1995 includes work on behalf of Chicago-area and out-of-area Clients in the fields of real estate, foreclosure defense, collections, corporate law, estate planning, probate disputes, bankruptcy – both personal and corporate, bankruptcy litigation, and related fields.

EDUCATION

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 1983-1984
Dean’s Commendation
GPA: 4.0/4.0

University of Michigan: Honors College
Ann Arbor, Michigan 1984-1987
BA With Distinction (Philosophy)
Gold Key National Honors Society
GPA: 3.7/4.0

U.M. Ross School of Business
Ann Arbor, Michigan 1988-2000
MBA Finance, Corporate Strategy
GPA: 3.3/4.0

DePaul University College of Law
Chicago, Illinois 1991-1995
Juris Doctor Degree
Am. Jur. Award, Prof. Responsibility
Research Assistant, Prof. S. Leacock
President: International Law Society
Editor: Journal of International Law
GPA: 3.3/4.0

WORK EXPERIENCE

Law Office of R.M. Dreger, P.C.
Independent Associate Attorney
Chicago, Illinois 1995-1997
Comemrcial and Construction Law
Mechanics Lien Foreclosure Cases
Research, Writing, Motions, Trials

Law Office of Mazyar M. Hedayat
Independent Sole Practitioner
Naperville, Illinois 1997-2002
Real Estate Law and Practice
Commercial and Construction Law

eLawCentral, LLC
Internet Start-Up 1999-2001
Managed staff of up to 10 employees
Supervised programming, design, etc.

M. Hedayat & Associates, P.C.
President, 2002-Present
Commercial Law and Litigation
Bankruptcy Law and Litigation
Debtor and Creditor Ch. 7, 11, 13

Aegis Title Services, Inc.
President, 2004-2010
Licensed Illinois Title Insurer

POSITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

DuPage County Bar Association
Chair, Bankruptcy Law Committee
Chair, Business Law and Practice
Chair, Law Practice Management
Editor, DCBA Brief (Bar Journal)
Member, Real Estate Committee
Presenter at 2003 Mega-Seminar
Court Advisory Cmtee., E-Filing

Will County Bar Association
Member, Real Estaste Committee
Member, Civil Practice Committee
Presentater, Bankruptcy And Real Estate

American Bar Association
Lawyers Serving Society Through Technology
Technology Task Force Symposium
Legal Technology Show, Chicago

National Business Institute
Lorman Education Insitute
Bankruptcy and Real Estate Seminars

Additional Background Upon Request
References Available Upon Request