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Meredith L. Katz

Meredith L. Katz is Co-Chair of the firm's Chicago Real Estate Practice. She represents clients in connection with structuring, negotiating and documenting various aspects of commercial real estate transactions. Her practice is focused on financing, structuring, acquisitions, and dispositions of office, residential, retail and hotel assets. Meredith also represents clients in connection with investments in real estate funds and in the negotiations of joint venture agreements.

Concentrations

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

Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Named, Bisnow, "Chicago Rising Star," 2019
  • Listed, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers Network, 2016-2020
    • Listed, "Top 100 Emerging Lawyers in Illinois, 2020
    • Listed, "Top 100 Emerging Women Lawyers in Illinois," 2020
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2011-2013 and 2018-2020
  • 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
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, National Young Leadership Cabinet, Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Former Teacher's Assistant, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Real Estate Transactions Course

Credentials

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