Associates, p.c.

Legal Consultants

  • Alcohol Regulatory

  • Real estate

  • Commercial Business Transactions

  • Media Talent Services


About Us


At Materre & Associates, P.C., we provide legal consulting services that strive to understand your business needs to better serve you. Whether you are a business in the alcohol beverage industry or an individual who needs practical solutions, we will handle your matter with quality, expert and timely service.  

 With over two decades of professional experience, we provide consulting services to clients to ensure alcohol regulatory compliance, counsel businesses on commercial transactions, and provide practical solutions while serving as a partner to further your goals.  We bridge the gap between mediocrity and superiority.  We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every matter and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns.  

Gloria L. Materre

“It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from-if you put quality work out there, it will be appreciated.”

— Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy


Our Services

Alcohol Regulatory Compliance

Gloria L. Materre, principal for Materre & Associates, P.C., is a former regulator having served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission  She is well-versed in alcohol regulatory compliance matters on all three tiers, licensing, and regulatory/trade practice counseling, enforcement, navigating the TTB and state and local commissions.  She has also worked with distributor clients and has handles commercial matters and agreements related to the industry.

  • Alcohol Regulatory Compliance on all three tiers

  • Licensing

  • Regulatory/Trade Practices Counseling

  • Enforcement

  • Navigating the TTB, State and local commissions

  • Craft Brewery, Distillery, Winery Start-Up

  • Negotiate and draft related industry agreements


Real Estate

We have vast experience in all aspects of real estate law including acquisitions and dispositions, financial transactions, landlord tenant, lease negotiations, and advising clients on building court matters and foreclosures.  As former Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority, Materre provides advice to clients on navigating housing authorities and housing tax credit matters. 

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions

  • Leases

  • Navigate governmental housing authorities on housing tax matters

  • Finance transactions

  • Related small estate planning matters


Commercial Business Transactions

Solid experience working with businesses as outside counsel providing general advice on business matters and transactions from business entity formation, employment agreements, and financing transactions.

  • Business formation and organization

  • Outside counsel advice to your business

  • Business transactions and related agreements


Media Talent Services

With proven placements for clients from smaller markets to top 10 and network opportunities with CNN, ESPN, FOX and also with the Oprah Winfrey Show, Materre consults with media talent and provides practical guidance.  A former journalist, she has significant experience advising and coaching talent in the industry and negotiates employment contract and consults on career guidance. 

  • Contract negotiations for media talent

  • Consulting and advice regarding employment matters


You can arrange to set-up a consultation with us by completing the contact form at the bottom of this page to inquire whether our services are right for you.




Materre & Associates, P.C.

20 N. Clark Street, Suite 1000

Chicago, Illinois, 60602


Phone:  (312) 629-0292

Fax:  (866) 381-7612


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