Chicago Real Estate Attorneys
The Gussis Law Group is a full service real estate law firm. Our attorneys have over 50 years of experience handling all types of commercial and residential real estate transactions. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with exceptional value and service at competitive rates. We are a results-oriented team, and we look forward to working with you to achieve your real estate objectives.
Gussis Law Group Specialties
Gussis Law Group attorneys negotiate and document financing arrangements on behalf of our clients. We are experts in real estate finance and provide legal advice and assistance in the structuring and documentation of all types of real estate financing arrangements, including senior and mezzanine debt.
Real Estate Acquisitions, Sales & Exchanges
The Gussis Law Group represents buyers and sellers in the negotiation and closing of real estate purchases and sales, covering all aspects of the closing for both commercial and residential real estate transactions.
Retail, Industrial, Office & Residential Leases
Our real estate attorneys represent both landlords and tenants in negotiation and documentation of leasing transactions, including retail leases, office leases, industrial leases and residential leases.
Real Estate Development & Condominium Formation
The Gussis Law Group is a full service real estate law firm assisting clients in all types of real estate development, including retail shopping centers, residential real estate, and new condominium development and condominium conversions.
Joint Ventures, Partnerships & Real Estate Investments
We assist our clients in the formation, structuring and documentation of limited liability companies, limited partnerships and other joint venture arrangements. Our lawyers have the expertise necessary to advise our clients in the structuring of all their real estate ventures.
Our attorneys have extensive experience negotiating with banks and with special servicers in the restructuring of existing debt.
Our firm represents buyers in the purchase of performing and non-performing real estate loans. We are experts in acquisition due diligence, bid preparation, purchase and sale documentation, coordination of the closing, financing, and securitization of the portfolio.
Gussis Law Group Attorneys
Samuel P. Gussis has a very broad commercial real estate practice. Sam represents commercial real estate owners on acquisition and disposition, leasing and financing matters (which includes debt restructuring), and represents both landlords and tenants in lease negotiations for both office and retail space. Sam has represented lenders across the U.S. in all aspects of commercial mortgage transactions - from loan origination (senior and mezzanine) to the handling of non-performing loans...Read More.
Lloyd E. Gussis has been practicing residential real estate law in the Chicagoland area for over 30 years. Lloyd represents buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate, including the representation of condominium developers. Lloyd has developed a reputation as an expert in residential real estate, as evidenced by the numerous speaking engagements outlined below...Read More.
Jeffrey S. Alexander concentrates his practice on commercial real estate development and finance transactions of all types, including acquisitions, dispositions, lending and leasing.
Prior to joining the Gussis Law Group, Jeff practiced at the law firm of Shaw Gussis in Chicago, and was an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins LLP. While at Shaw Gussis, Jeff specialized in the representation of commercial real estate lenders in the origination of conduit loans...Read More.
David E. Okun
David E. Okun represents owners, developers, lenders, and investors in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leases, developments, and debt financings. He also assists in the group’s residential real estate process....Read More.