Chelap’s outstanding work in the legal field has enabled him to receive the prestigious award yearly, since 2008.
Gregory S. Chelap, Managing Member of SkarlatosZonarich, LLC, has been awarded the 2021 AV Preeminent® Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell® ratings have assisted clients to identify, evaluate, and choose the best representation. This gold standard has served the legal community for 150 years. Chelap’s outstanding work in the legal field has enable him to receive the prestigious award yearly since 2008. In addition to this award, he was named in “2020 America’s Most Honored Lawyers,” comprised of the top 1% of lawyers.
Chelap concentrates his legal practice on the representation of middle-market businesses and business owners. He also serves as outside general counsel to business organizations and trade associations.
He has extensive experience in advising business owners and their families on matters relating to financial, tax and management strategies for growing, protecting and exiting their businesses. Chelap regularly represents business owners in planning, structuring, and negotiating acquisitions and sales, financings, shareholder agreements, key employee stock option and incentive compensation plans, and many other business transactions/agreements.