How to Procure SBA/PPP Funds for Your Firm and Clients - Act Now!


EDITOR'S NOTE: For all ATG updates related to this topic, see COVID-19 Updates.


Round 2 PPP Funds Available Soon — Our Program Offers Assistance with Applications, Legal Matters

Round 2 of the Payment Protection Program (PPP) administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to offset the effects of the COVID-19 crisis for small businesses is ready for rollout. Your clients’ businesses and your law firm may qualify for these loans.

Round 1 funds were exhausted quickly and the same is expected for this new relief package. ATG is partnering with Signature Bank and Much Shelist, P.C., to present a one-hour OnDemand program:

  • Apply for one of these forgivable loans for your law firm or a valued, small-business client.
  • Our program guides you through the application process and legal issues.

Our speakers can help with applications and provide legal assistance for the Round 2 PPP offerings: Michael G. O'Rourke, President, Signature Bank, Chicago; Peter A. Shepard (Associate) and Michael A. Zalay (Principal) Much Shelist, P.C., Chicago.

OnDemand Program Available Soon - Continue to Check Email

We are recording this OnDemand program to bring it to you as soon as possible. These funds will be absorbed within a matter of days — act quickly.

How to View/Listen: We will release the recorded program for immediate viewing when completed. Check your email over the weekend and on Monday, April 27, 2020.

Who Should Attend: Illinois and Wisconsin ATG attorney agents and other customers of the ATG Family of Companies.

CLE: Application pending.

Signature Bank can help with your loan application:

Michael O'Rourke photoMichael G. O'Rourke
President and CEO
Signature Bank | Chicago

Michael has 25 years of experience in the financial industry. He is Signature Bank’s President and CEO, and also a co-founder.

Lawyers from Much Shelist can help your business navigate the legal issues surrounding these special loans:

Peter Shepard photoPeter A. Shepard
Much Shelist, P.C. | Chicago

Peter advises businesses and financial institutions in a variety of legal matters including commercial financing, mergers, acquisitions, and corporate governance. Much lawyers can help your business navigate the legal issues surrounding these special loans.

Michael Zalay photoMichael A. Zalay
Much Shelist, P.C. | Chicago

Michael represents clients in a variety of business matters. He is experienced in structuring and negotiating transactions for clients ranging from startups to established companies.

[Last update: 4-23-2020]

Posted on: Thu, 04/23/2020 - 8:44pm