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Chambers Review

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Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use - Illinois
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What the team is known for

Elrod Friedman is a well-regarded real estate practice. Advises on zoning and land use law for both public and private sector matters. Experienced in development and redevelopment matters for housing programs, downtown developments and development regulations. On private sector they advise on all types of land development projects, including retail, office and recreational sites.

Strengths

"Everyone is great, from partners to associates."

"Elrod Friedman excels at handling nuanced and sophisticated matters and provides clear counsel for our team."

"Elrod Friedman is comprised of top-notch attorneys who are experts on law as well as demonstrate a strong business acumen."

Work highlights

Elrod Friedman continued to represent JPD Oak Brook in the zoning and entitlement work related to the redevelopment of the 80-acre former home of McDonald’s in Oak Brook, Chicago.

Notable practitioners

Steven Elrod is known as a preeminent attorney in land use and local government matters.
"He's the best zoning attorney in Chicago." "Steve is a recognized leader in the area of municipal law." "There is no finer lawyer in this area of practice."

Peter Friedman is recognized for his representation of municipalities in public funding, land use and zoning matters.
"Peter has been excellent to work with and we value his wise and sage counsel on a variety of matters." "He is exceptionally knowledgeable, a sophisticated businessman and a master of interpersonal relations." "Mr Friedman is a highly knowledgeable, committed attorney."

Hart Passman splits his land use practice between advising developers and local governments.
"Hart has strong analytical skills and strong communication skills - a high caliber legal talent." "He is so incredibly responsive and smart. He's a team player and has a witty personality."

Ben Schuster is best known for his advice to the planning committees and departments of Illinois municipalities.
"Ben possess great soft skills and has a great understanding of the law." "He's an excellent attorney."

Stewart Weiss advises both municipal and company clients on zoning and permitting issues.
"Stewart is resourceful and efficient."

Ranked Lawyers at
Elrod Friedman LLP

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Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Steven M Elrod
Star Individuals
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Peter Friedman
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Ben Schuster
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Band 3
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Hart M Passman
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Stewart Weiss
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