Meredith L. Katz

Meredith L. Katz


Meredith L. Katz represents clients in connection with structuring, negotiating and documenting various aspects of commercial real estate transactions. Her practice is focused on financing, leasing, acquisitions and dispositions of office, residential, retail, hotel, industrial and warehouse assets. Meredith also represents clients in connection with investments in real estate funds and in the negotiations of joint venture agreements.


  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate private equity
  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Office leasing
  • Portfolio transactions


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers Network, 2016-2019
    • Top 100 Emerging Real Estate-Related Lawyers in Illinois, 2018-2019
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2011-2013 and 2018-2019
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2013 and 2017-2018
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2012-2013 and 2015
  • Teacher's Assistant, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Real Estate Transactions Course
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, National Young Leadership Cabinet, Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago


  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2006
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2002
  • Illinois