Chad Richman
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Chad has significant experience in a broad range of real estate, finance, transactional, and general business matters.

His real estate practice includes acquisitions and dispositions, development, leasing, fund formation, venture structuring, and complex financing involving all types of real estate uses. Chad has specific expertise in secured loan purchases and sales, foreclosures, and workouts.

Combining an extensive business asset transactional practice with commercial finance expertise and clever negotiation tactics leads to immediate positive client outcomes in an array of dealings.

Chad also regularly represents publicly and privately held companies on a wide spectrum of structuring and operational issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Chad participated in the development of a mixed-use property in downtown Chicago and also practiced at one of the largest law firms in the world. In addition, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald A. Guzman in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Chad earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School in 2006. He received a B.S. from Miami University in 2003.


Admissions - State

  • Illinois


  • The John Marshall Law School
  • Miami University

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Illinois Rising Stars (2015)
  • Fred F. Herzog Scholarship award for academic excellence
  • Louis L. Brio Scholarship for scholastic achievement

Professional Membership

  • Illinois State Bar Association 
  • American Bar Association