David Yontz

David Yontz

Counsel

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-7169
Fax: (312) 876-0288

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

David Yontz

Counsel

David Yontz handles acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financing in his commercial real estate practice. Landlords and tenants rely on him to draft, review and negotiate leases and related agreements for office, industrial and retail premises. David’s leasing experience includes serving as real estate counsel for one of the largest privately held developers of destination centers in America. In that capacity, David drafted and negotiated hundreds of retail leases for regional and super-regional shopping centers. David was recognized as a “Rising Star” in commercial leasing by the Georgetown Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute.

David also regularly represents owners, developers and municipalities in connection the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. He performs significant due diligence in connection with the transactions he handles, such as title, survey and environmental review.

David’s practice also includes the representation of both lenders and borrowers in connection with financing secured by commercial real estate, including acquisition loans, bridge loans and construction loans.

 

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list, Real Estate Law, 2020 

Named a "Rising Star" by the Georgetown Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute

Orange Pro Bono and Community Service Award

 

Memberships and Affiliations

Member, International Council of Shopping Centers

Education

J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2009, cum laude

B.A., North Carolina State University, 2005, cum laude

Bar Admissions

Illinois
New York

David Yontz handles acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financing in his commercial real estate practice. Landlords and tenants rely on him to draft, review and negotiate leases and related agreements for office, industrial and retail premises. David’s leasing experience includes serving as real estate counsel for one of the largest privately held developers of destination centers in America. In that capacity, David drafted and negotiated hundreds of retail leases for regional and super-regional shopping centers. David was recognized as a “Rising Star” in commercial leasing by the Georgetown Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute.

David also regularly represents owners, developers and municipalities in connection the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. He performs significant due diligence in connection with the transactions he handles, such as title, survey and environmental review.

David’s practice also includes the representation of both lenders and borrowers in connection with financing secured by commercial real estate, including acquisition loans, bridge loans and construction loans.