Attorney Gino Galluzzo
now with Allen Galluzzo Hevrin Leake
Gino Galluzzo represents businesses, their owners, non-profit and governmental entities. He works closely with his client’s leadership team applying his business acumen to the law, thereby providing his clients with practical and contextual advice. Mr. Galluzzo counsels business clients through entity selection, financing, business acquisitions, and dispositions, including buy-sell agreements, mergers, succession planning, shareholder/partner relationship issues, and other day-to-day business issues that arise. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate development matters, advising his clients through facility construction, mechanic’s liens, leasing, real estate purchases, sales, and other related issues. His experience in real estate includes providing site selection services to clients, procuring economic incentives, and negotiating appropriate incentive terms to maximize the value of those incentives. He regularly works on incentive deals in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, working with client’s finance departments to assist in the comparison of the overall cost of doing business analysis of different states.
On behalf of our municipal clients, Mr. Galluzzo has successfully directed a number of sizable and complex multi-million-dollar public-private partnership projects from concept through all phases of execution. He has counseled municipalities and school districts through infrastructure and facility expansion projects, entitlement issues, and the identification, negotiation, and implementation of various economic development tools, state and federal grants. His clients value his knowledge of tax increment financing, abatement agreements, enterprise zones, special taxing districts, sales tax rebate agreements, impact fees, and the use of available state and federal tax credits.