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Andrew S. Ryerson represents lenders, funds, master servicers, and special servicers in a range of commercial real estate transactions. Andrew focuses on the origination, servicing, workout, and restructuring of commercial real estate loans, while utilizing his in-depth knowledge to counsel property owners, tenants, and developers in commercial real estate acquisition, disposition, leasing, and development matters. Andrew’s transactional practice includes assisting clients in due diligence reviews, documentation of lending transactions, documentation of purchase and sale transactions, and documentation of leasing transactions.


  • Loan origination
  • Mortgage servicing
  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities
  • Commercial real estate acquisitions
  • Commercial real estate disposition
  • Leasing transactions


Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, American Bar Association, 2013-Present
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, 2001-Present
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 1998-Present
  • Volunteer Attorney, Community Service Options, Inc., 2006-Present
  • Volunteer Attorney, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1991-Present


  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1995
    • Staff Writer, Journal of Health and Hospital Law
  • B.A., Miami University, 1991
  • Illinois