Our Professionals

Our senior professions have decades of real-world experience representing people who found, own, operate and grow businesses in a wide variety of industries. Their experience, advanced degrees in business administration (MBA) and expertise in the law provide our clients with practical solutions.

Equally as important, our team works together and alongside our clients, to provide affordable, practical and sustainable solutions.

Paul Nicolosi

Paul Nicolosi

Founder
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Direct: (815) 378-2454
Email: paul@nicolosipc.com

For more than 25 years, Mr. Nicolosi has provided highly personalized counsel to individuals, families, closely held businesses, and healthcare professionals. Over the span of his career, Mr. Nicolosi has invested in, sat on the boards of, held leadership roles in, and provided advice to hundreds of businesses across the country.

His clients appreciate his availability, familiarity, and personal attentiveness to the issues that are important to them. They also appreciate his unique ability to quickly identify and provide practical input on basic and complex issues and know him to be focused, dedicated, and reliable. Most importantly, they appreciate his creative insights for working through issues and opportunities.

In addition to his decades of hands-on business experience, Mr. Nicolosi holds a doctorate in jurisprudence (JD) and participates in professional development programs through both Harvard and Northwestern Universities.

Thom Keeling

Thom Keeling

Partner
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Direct: (815) 669-1749
Email: tkeeling@nicolosipc.com

Thom Keeling leverages his extensive experience in strategy development, operations, and management to bring unique perspectives and valuable insights to his clients. He has held senior management positions in several Fortune 500 companies and has a track record of growing businesses profitably. Over the course of his career Mr. Keeling has provided strategic advisory services to companies in a broad range of industries including: information technology, financial services, business services, petro-chemicals, transportation, medical products and services, building supplies, automotive after-market, agri-business and consumer products.

Mr. Keeling has helped his clients develop and execute well designed strategies and programs including market entry into adjacent markets and new geographies, new product introductions, acquisitions, partnerships, divestitures, corporate reengineering and turn-arounds, business continuity planning, business consolidations, business relocations, organizational design, and process optimization.

Courtney Cocciemiglio

Courtney Cocciemiglio

Associate
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Direct: (815) 526-0430
Email: courtney@nicolosipc.com

In addition to her law degree, Ms. Cocciemiglio holds a degree in architecture and a master’s degree in business administration. Utilizing her education along with her project planning experience, she skillfully helps clients oversee the scoping, budgeting and managing of capital projects. Ms. Cocciemiglio is particularly adept at helping clients segregate capital projects into work-packets which allow clients to obtain optimal pricing, identify qualified bidders, and eliminate redundancies and gaps between service providers. Her organized, intelligent and friendly approach allows her to be an integral part of client projects.

Ms. Cocciemiglio’s practice also includes advising clients on the regulatory issues that impact the development of real property including zoning, entitlements, economic development incentives, and other routine issues.