Louis-Raymond Gomes


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Louis speaks French, Lingala, Spanish, Mandarin and English fluently

Louis would love to play the guitar at Blues or Kingston’s Mines one day

Louis has an irrational fear of pigeons

Louis’s dream job would be to work in the Circus and perform acrobatics

Louis practices Brazilian Jiujitsu competitively and rock climbs at least four times a week

Louis can last an absurd amount of time without blinking

Louis was born and raised in France; despite having been in the U.S. for 10 years now, Louis still cannot understand the U.S. measuring system

Louis can play Chinese chess but not western chess

Louis spent his last birthday in the Amazon forest in Iquitos, Peru

Louis’s favorite things to watch are science/nature documentaries and Japanese anime

Louis is a commercial transactional attorney. He concentrates his practice on franchise, licensing law, international commercial transactions, and general corporate matters.

Before joining Cheng Cohen, Louis worked in bankruptcy where he represented a multitude of clients in their Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy filings.  Louis obtained his Bachelor, J.D., and LL.M. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  While in law school, he served as Senior Editor of the Loyola University Chicago International Law Journal, Treasurer of the Black Law Student Association, and was a competitor in the Willem C. Vis international Commercial Arbitration Moot competition in Vienna.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, Loyola University School of Law, International Law Certificate
    • Masters of Law, Loyola University School of Law
    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Loyola University School of Law
  • Associations

    • American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois Bar Association
  • Bar Admissions

    • State of Illinois
    • Northern District Court of Illinois
    • Solicitor in the Senior Courts of England and Wales