J. Thomas Long
Tom Long concentrates his practice in commercial and business matters, including the formation or reorganization of businesses, representing clients in the purchase or sale of businesses, transactional work relating to contracts, leases and real estate matters involving business, and general business planning and advice for clients.
Tom has had a strong career in business and business law related matters. Tom has served as the CEO of a New York Stock Exchange Company, and he was instrumental in taking a start-up company to the New York Stock Exchange. Tom is the owner of a number of businesses from banking to trucking, and he is a consummate entrepreneur.
Tom has accumulated strong expertise in all areas of business law, concentrating in the small business arena for small to medium sized companies. Tom spends much of his time advising his clients on acquisition and sale strategies both from a legal and business perspective. Tom has applied his experience in the casino gaming business into a practice area involving Video Gaming Representation for Terminal Operators within Illinois as well as video gaming location owners. Tom has been licensed in five separate states by their respective Gaming Authorities. Tom also represents his clients in their business litigation matters. Tom does governmental and municipal work, and is the Village Attorney for the Village of Godfrey, Illinois.