Joel M. Hurwitz is a problem solver with a broad-based practice focusing on the representation of corporations, high net worth individuals and financial institutions, pertaining to real estate transactions; development and leasing; trust and estate administration; corporate formation and operating issues; elder law matters; and lending related matters, including asset-based lending, letters of credit, mortgage lending and workouts. He has testified in court proceedings as an expert witness concerning reasonable attorneys' fees in contested mortgage foreclosures, contract interpretation in partnership disputes, and best practices in real estate transactions. Prior to handling business, trusts and real estate matters, Joel was a commercial litigator. He won one of Illinois' leading cases concerning creditor's rights and contract interpretation, which he successfully argued in the Illinois Supreme Court. His broad experience in litigation and business transactions enables him to serve as a trusted advisor and advocate, rendering counsel and services in a cost-effective manner.
Joel previously taught real estate drafting at Chicago Kent Law School.