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Rene Hertsberg joined Tomlinson & Shapiro in 2024. He has extensive experience on corporate counsel matters, with a specialty in the building services industry. Types of matters include transactional work, contract drafting & negotiation, mergers & acquisitions, risk management, litigation management, and other general corporate work.  Mr. Hertsberg started his career as an associate attorney in a prestigious Chicago law firm concentrating on business litigation.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois


  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Juris Doctor - 2008
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: TI:GER
    • Honors: Moot Court, Intellectual Property Special Teams
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2004
    • Major: Molecular & Cellular Biology

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association