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Martin Lee represents public and private institutions, national lenders and real estate investment funds in virtually all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings, developments, joint venture formations, and leasing. He serves as counsel to commercial lenders with respect to real estate loans, including construction loans, mezzanine loans, senior loans, and restructuring of debt.


Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2017-2018 and 2022
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, “Law Firm of the Year” in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, a Law360 “Real Estate Practice Group of the Year,” 2013, 2015, and 2022
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, “Top Tier” Firm in Real Estate, 2014
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers


  • J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2005
  • M.B.A., Indiana University Kelley School of Business, 2005
  • B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1999
  • Illinois