Someone here has done it before.

Rochelle Secemsky Dyme

Rochelle Dyme is of-counsel to the firm.  Rochelle joined FVLD in 1994 after approximately 15 years at a large Chicago law firm where she headed the real estate litigation practice group. 

Rochelle has represented both lenders and borrowers with respect to commercial real estate financing and loan defaults and businesses with respect to leasing and financing, general corporate matters and a variety of contract disputes. Rochelle also successfully represented numerous institutional lenders in complex foreclosure proceedings, the negotiation of deeds in lieu of foreclosure and workouts in all types of commercial developments, including office, industrial and apartment buildings, hotels, motels and shopping centers.

Rochelle has extensive experience representing employers in connection with employment agreements, handbooks and policies, the investigation of thefts, alleged harassment, and similar matters, and day-to-day counseling on discipline and hiring and firing. She has represented clients in both federal and state courts and has dealt with a wide variety of issues including bankruptcy, receiverships and lender liability claims.

Rochelle is included in the 14th Edition of Who's Who of American Women. She has served on the boards of and participated as a volunteer in various charitable organizations and was previously honored by the Jewish National Fund. Rochelle and her husband have three grown sons.

Rochelle received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois, cum laude, in 1976 and her law degree from Northwestern University in 1979.

Rochelle is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Rochelle is also a member of the Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.