Marc H. Pullman, Esq.


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Illinois
  • Juris Doctor, DePaul College of Law

Former Positions:  Counsel to the Chairman of Helene Curtis Industries, Inc. (currently affiliated with Unilever Corporation, NYSE);  Assistant General Counsel, Liquid Carbonic Corporation (currently a division of Praxair Corporation, NYSE); Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois. 

Professional Organizations:  Mr. Pullman has been very active in a variety of business and professional organizations, including the Midwest Entrepreneurs Forum (Business Plan Committee); the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce (“Angel Team” advisor and speaker at Small Business Expo); the Business Valuation Association (member and speaker); Network Professionals, Inc. (past president, Chicago Chapter); the Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries; the Chicago Bar Association; the Illinois Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the American Corporate Counsel Association; the College of Lake County (instructor at business workshops); DealMakers Networking Group (founder and chair).

Volunteer Activities:  United States Coast Guard Auxiliary; DePaul University student mentor; Anti-Defamation League (Midwest Regional Board, Committee Co-Chair and Speakers’ Bureau); Life Source blood donor.

Michael Gotkin, Esq.


  • Bachelor of Science, Columbia University
  • Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University

Admitted to practice in the following jurisdiction:  Cook County, Illinois Certified Mediator; State of Illinois; State of Tennessee;
the District of Columbia; and the United States Supreme Court.

Former positions:  Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Farley Foods, USA (now affiliated with Kraft Foods); Chief Litigation Counsel, KFC Corporation (Kentucky Friend Chicken), now affiliated with Tricon Global Corp.; Partner, Mosley and Gotkin; Nashville, Tennessee; Trademark and Antitrust Counsel; World Headquarters, H.J. Heinz Company; Trial Attorney, Bureau of Restraint of Trade of the Federal Trade Commission.

Professional Organizations: Mr. Gotkin is a past President and current member of the Board of Directors of the American Corporate Counsel Association, Chicago Chapter; a member of the Board of Directors of the Candy Production Club of Chicago; past President the Skokie, Illinois Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Antitrust and Intellectual Property sections of the American Bar Association; and a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the D.C. Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.