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 Administrator

With 20 years at Fornaro Law, our clients look forward to interacting with Mary Ann as her client support is second to none.

Justin Hanson


Justin’s practice is rooted in his commitment to honesty, fairness, and justice. This commitment is why Justin excels at providing clients with outstanding advocacy and counsel.

Heather Cavanaugh


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

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.

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...

John Lara


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

Katrina Webb

Operations Manager

With over 20 years of experience supporting C-level executives, and a track record of strong performance in high pressure environments, Katrina skillfully manages complex scheduling, ensures smooth operations, and provides efficient support to the Managing Partner and litigation team.

Molly Lucas

Administrative Assistant

Molly is an administrative assistant at Fornaro Law and has been with the firm since May 2021.

Tim Foley


Tim Foley concentrates his practice on zoning and land development and providing legal counsel to private and municipal corporations.

Longmei Qiu

Associate Attorney

Longmei Qiu is an associate attorney in Fornaro Law’s corporate and international business practice team. Longmei focus her practice on formation and operation of a wide variety of business entities, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance matters.

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.

Fawad Wardak

Law Clerk

Fawad works part-time as a law clerk at Fornaro Law, while pursuing his pre-law education at UIC. The opportunity at Fornaro Law provides Fawad experience in various practice areas while working firsthand with our attorneys.

Ginger Scarborough

Legal Assistant

Ginger Scarborough has worked in the legal field for more than 10 years. As a Legal Assistant, she uses her proactive, results-oriented approach to support both attorneys and clients in all stages of litigation.