Meet the Firm

Philip Fornaro


Philip M. Fornaro is the managing attorney at Fornaro Law. Adopting a “never give up” attitude, Philip has…

Mary Ann Bryk

Paralegal and Office Manager

With more than 13 years in the legal arena as a paralegal, Mary Ann Bryk supports clients and…

John Lara


John Lara handles a wide-range of legal matters including civil litigation, real estate, estate administration, and bankruptcy.

Charles Topping


Chuck represents individuals, small businesses, and public sector clients in business and real estate transactions, complex commercial, wills…

Vince Mancini


With 20 years of legal experience, Vince provides his clients with a diverse skill set for solving most legal problems.

Heather Cavanaugh


Heather Cavanaugh has translated her ability to organize and multi-task into the corporate and real estate arena…

Odeta Paskevicius

Legal Assistant

Odeta is a legal assistant at Fornaro Law with 9 years of legal experience. She is knowledgeable with…

Allison Walsh


Allison Walsh concentrates on Real Estate Law and Corporate Law as an attorney at Fornaro Law.

Margaret Owens

Legal Assistant

Margaret Owens is a Legal Assistant in Fornaro Law’s corporate practice. She provides personable customer service and follow through with our clients.

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Habib Wardak


Habib Wardak is an associate attorney in Fornaro Law’s corporate law, business immigration, commercial real estate and international business practice groups. Habib represents corporate clients at all stages...

Mark Gomez

Law Clerk

Mark is a law clerk at Fornaro Law who has been with the firm for 4 years. Throughout this time, Mark has gained experience and knowledge in real estate, litigation, and estate planning.

Tia Vukanic

Legal Assistant

Tia is a recent graduate from Illinois State University where she studied Sociology and Special Education. The skills she acquired during her time at ISU have greatly impacted...