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Joseph R. Rudas is an associate in the Real Estate Practice of Greenberg Traurig’s Chicago office. He represents public and private institutions, national lenders and real estate investment funds in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings, developments, joint venture formations and leasing.



  • Hon. Rodolfo Garcia, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Chancery Division, 2014-2015
  • Law Clerk, Cook County Assessor’s Office, Legal Department, 2011-2012 
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Ronald Bartkowicz, Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division, Fall 2011

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2022
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017-2018
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2015


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, 2013
    • Dean’s List
    • Recipient, CALI Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law, Contracts, and Federal Income Tax
  • B.A., with high honors, Butler University, 2009
  • Hon. Rodolfo Garcia, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division, 2014-2015
  • Illinois