Clients at EMBRY DANA SATTRO LLP are assisted by a team of experts led by attorneys Ben E. Embry, Esq. and Rilus M. Dana, Esq.
Each client’s matter is unique and requires case specific evaulation and analysis. In many cases, a thorough analysis and evaluation involves a collaborative process. During that process our in house attorneys, investigators, and support staff work in concert with various specialists, forensic experts, advisors and consultants such accountants, investment advisors, appraisers, criminalists, and engineers. The end goal is always to deliver to the client the best advice, solutions, and alternatives with respect to their matter.
Ben Embry Esq. – Mr. Embry has practiced exclusively in the core practice areas Bankruptcy & Family Law since 2010. Mr. Embry enjoys a solid reputation amongst clients and colleagues for his toughness, and commitment to helping his clients successfully achieve their goals. This reputation is the product of years of dedicated service to his clients, and a relentless work ethic developed not only as an attorney, but even in his formative years while working on a farm with his father.
Yuliya Pashkova Esq. – Ms. Pashkova is herself an immigrant, from Siberia, Russia. She possesses genuine passion to help clients facing immigration related legal matters. Before moving to the United States for to attend law school at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, on a partial scholarship, Ms.Pashkova studied Philology (the study of languages), and was an English professor. During law school she participated in immigration law internship. Her proficiency in English and excellent analytical skills allowed her to successfully complete law school in the US in the top 6% of her class in May 2005, and to pass the Illinois bar 2005.
Gordon K. Sattro, Esq. – Mr. Sattro is a senior partner with EMBRY DANA SATTRO LLP. Joining the firm following several years of maintaining his own successful entertainment law and business practice in Los Angeles.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sattro developed his skills in business and entertainment law by working with one of the top attorneys in the industry, where he worked with actors, producers, writers and studios to get the right talent the right job with the best terms possible. Mr. Sattro later transitioned this skillset to the Employment Research Institute where he served alongside the in-house legal team as the Director of Corporate Development and Strategy. While working for ERI, he helped to manage and litigate employment matters, maintain corporate compliance, draft and negotiate various agreements and contracts, serve a key role in developing several subsidiaries, and negotiate the strategic acquisition of several competitors.
Sheryl Graf – After practicing law full time in her own law firm for 20 wonderful years, MS Graf is at a point in her career where she can take some much deserved time off to pursue some of her other personal passions beyond practicing law. Ms. Graf’s relentless dedication to her clients is such that she felt duty bound to make sure that there was continuity in the exceptional quality of legal service to which her clients have become accustomed. After working together to build a strong sense of understanding of each other’s work ethic and pursuit of excellence, Sheryl has merged her law office with Panagopoulos Embry P.C. and retired, but is available to assist as necessary. The Law Offices of Sheryl S Graf and Panagopoulos Embry P.C. were able to come together in a way that will foster and preserve Ms Graf’s practice legacy.