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USA Illinois Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

In the USA, zoning and land use specialists often form an identifiable category. They perform an important role in major developments, advising on zoning regulations and municipal restrictions used by some cities to control development within their borders. Easement and eminent domain (or condemnation) is also covered.

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Band 1
  1. DLA Piper LLP (US)
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    DLA Piper LLP (US)
    Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
    2023 | Band 1 | 10 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper has an experienced group of practitioners, active across the full spectrum of real estate matters and possessing a strong presence in zoning and land use. The team frequently advises on high-value development work and also assists with leasing, public financing and construction disputes. The firm is well equipped to handle the full suite of substantial transactions and complex land use matters for domestic and international clients.
  2. Elrod Friedman LLP
    Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
    2023 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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    Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
    Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
    2023 | Band 2 | 10 Years Ranked
    Taft Stettinius & Hollister is a prominent zoning and land use department that represents clients on issues affecting the full range of premises including office, retail, multifamily and hospitality properties. Also it handles complex financing transactions, as well as construction contract negotiations and development agreements.
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Band 3
  1. Akerman LLP
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    Akerman LLP
    Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
    2023 | Band 3 | 4 Years Ranked
    Akerman is a well-established practice within the Illinois real estate market that houses a team with deep knowledge of city and state zoning and land use laws. It is recognized for securing approvals for high-profile developments in the city of Chicago and representing clients in front of planning boards.
  2. Thompson Coburn LLP
    Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
    2023 | Band 3