Torch Legal
820 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Suite 207
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

(815) 477-1700

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Financial claims and business disputes may require court action, but there are alternatives such as arbitration and mediation. Attorney Michael Torchalski effectively represents business clients in courts and other forums.

His results include:

  • Over $4 million in judgments and $800,000 in statewide recoveries for an auto finance company (contingent fee collections)
  • $1.2 million arbitration award for a shareholder in a closely held corporation.
  • $400,000 in arbitration and litigation recoveries for a manufacturer involved in several inventory supply-chain disputes.
  • Successful defense against claims for attorney’s fees in a trade secrets case.
  • Successful defense of a trucking company, including UCC sale of detained cargo with recovery in excess of $100,000.

Although no lawyer can ethically guarantee an outcome in litigation, Attorney Michael Torchalski understands the expectations of business clients and gets results!


Every case is different, and each client's case must be evaluated and handled on its own merits. The facts and circumstances of your case may differ from the matters in which results have been provided. All results of cases handled by the lawyer/firm have not been provided. The results provided are not necessarily representative of results obtained by the firm or of the experience of all clients or others with the firm.

Serving McHenry County, Lake County, Kane County, and Northwest Suburban Cook County, Illinois.

Simplicity Collection Software

Our law firm uses Simplicity™ Collections Software, a case management system specifically designed to help businesses manage and track debt collection cases. Our commercial litigation clients have online access to the status of their cases, including up-to-date judgment balance and payment statements; case progress notes; and copies of court judgments, wage garnishments, and other legal documents.

Learn more about Simplicity