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Meet Stephen W. Workman, Esq

Stephen Workman, Attorney at Law

University of Illinois College of Law
J.D., 1986, Order of the Coif and Highest Honors

Miami University (Ohio)
B.A., Political Science, B.A. Economics, with high honors

Mr. Workman represents in the Chicago area, as well as clients throughout the United States, who are engaged in Internet-related businesses or who operate in the Internet, e-commerce, media marketing and entertainment industries.

Mr. Workman began his legal career in 1986 at O'Melveny & Myers, a prestigious national law firm based in Los Angeles.  Firm clients included Paramount Pictures and the Disney companies.  Mr. Workman was also associated with a Beverly Hills “boutique” law firm serving the entertainment and media industries, having clients including Warner Bros. Studios and CBS.  Mr. Workman left Los Angeles in to return to his hometown Chicago to serve as in-house attorney to the nation's most successful public television station, WTTW-Chicago, and its associated Chicago Television Production Center, providing legal oversight and guidance to the numerous nature, public affairs and children's programming produced through that facility.

In addition to traditional media clientele, Mr. Workman has represented numerous Internet and e-commerce businesses. He has served as corporate counsel to a successful group of web-based companies whose businesses span media, marketing, traffic analytics, as well as more traditional product offerings in the areas of health and beauty. He also advises content production companies, software and mobile app developers, Internet Service Providers, web site operators, online social networks and online marketers.

Mr. Workman's experience led him to be invited to serve as Adjunct Professor of Media Law at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Mr. Workman graduated Order of the Coif, with Highest Honors, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1986.  He is licensed by the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Illinois.  He also has advanced legal (LLM) studies through John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Mr. Workman also holds a Diploma in E-Commerce Law. Mr. Workman received his Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degrees from Miami University (Ohio).

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