Raymond J. Werner

Raymond J. Werner

Of Counsel

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-7152
Fax: (312) 876-6252

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Raymond J. Werner

Of Counsel

Raymond Werner's practice covers a broad spectrum of activities in the real estate area, including the representation of purchasers, owners, developers, landlords, tenants, lenders and borrowers in connection with a variety of properties, ranging from mixed use hotel/office developments and retail properties to vacant land transactions. He represents these parties in the structuring and negotiation of complex acquisitions, financing, land development, zoning, leasing and other matters. Raymond's practice also includes the representation of lenders in structuring loan programs, originating individual loans and the enforcement of lenders' rights and remedies.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the "Illinois Super Lawyers" list, 2015-2018

Named to "The Best Lawyers in America" list, 2015, 2019-present

Named to the "Best Lawyers in Chicago in the specialty of Real Estate Law" list, 2013

Named to the International "Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers" list, 2015

Named as one of IIT Chicago Kent College of Law's 125 Alumni of Distinction

 

 

Memberships and Affiliations

American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Former chair, Anglo American Real Property Institute

American College of Mortgage Attorneys

International Council of Shopping Centers

Chicago Bar Association

Former chair, Chicago Bar Association's Real Property Committee 

American Bar Association

Member, Executive Committee, American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates

Member of the ABA Board of Governors

Former member of the ABA's Audit Committee

ABA advisor to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Joint Editorial Board for Real Property Acts

Member of the Managing Partner Forum Advisory Board

The John Marshall Law School Center for Real Estate Advisory Board

Governing Council of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

 

Education

J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1971

B.S., DePaul University, 1967

 

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Raymond Werner's practice covers a broad spectrum of activities in the real estate area, including the representation of purchasers, owners, developers, landlords, tenants, lenders and borrowers in connection with a variety of properties, ranging from mixed use hotel/office developments and retail properties to vacant land transactions. He represents these parties in the structuring and negotiation of complex acquisitions, financing, land development, zoning, leasing and other matters. Raymond's practice also includes the representation of lenders in structuring loan programs, originating individual loans and the enforcement of lenders' rights and remedies.