Andrew D. Bratzel’s years as a corporate in-house counsel and then general counsel are invaluable in advising clients on all phases of business issues. Andrew has more than 18 years of experience dealing with a multi-specialty Fortune 500 service company. Rising to be a general counsel, he learned about corporate governance, franchising, complex business transactions, regulatory issues, and all phases of lending and collecting from clients. His varied experience gives him a clear perspective on handling the many problems facing business and commercial clients.
Andrew D. Bratzel brings to McKenna Storer an impressive background of knowledge and experience from his almost two decades of work in the corporate world. Mr. Bratzel served as general counsel at ServiceMaster Clean, a franchising leader, and a division of ServiceMaster Company, a Fortune 500 company with operations around the globe.
Andrew spent nearly 20 years in the law department of ServiceMaster drafting and interpreting contracts for domestic and international use. While working in the corporate world, he handled commercial real estate transactions, commercial litigation, construction matters, franchising, intellectual property issues, loan workouts, bankruptcy and corporate finance matters. He also conducted internal investigations on behalf of the corporation.
The scope of the areas of law in which Andrew has experience is diverse. Estate planning and administration, banking and financial transactions, business formation, buy-sell transactional work, and privacy and data security are only a few of the types of matters in which Andrew offers services to clients of McKenna Storer.
Andrew is married with three adult daughters. He is active in the community through organizations including Easter Seals DuPage and Fox River Valley.
- American Bar Association-Franchise and Business Law Committees
- DuPage County Bar Association
- McHenry County Bar Association
- Mediator, DuPage County
- Former Chairman and Board Member of Easter Seals of DuPage County
Phi Beta Kappa
Completed Mediation Training
- Michigan State University, B.A. International Relations, 1981
- DePaul University-College of Law, J.D., 1984
- State of Illinois
- USDC – Northern District of Illinois