John J. "Jack" George

John J. "Jack" George


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2012

Chicago, Illinois

Practice Areas

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Litigation - Real Estate

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Real Estate
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Having served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois and Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, Jack George is a valued leader who possesses a deep knowledge of real estate law. Jack focuses his practice on real estate, land use, and zoning matters. He is instrumental in shaping the Chicago skyline, and has worked on numerous notable development projects consisting of complex elements such as zoning map amendments, planned development applications, and condemnation matters.

Jack is adept at navigating city and state laws, and routinely litigates before state and federal courts, as well as in proceedings before administrative tribunals and arbitrations.

Location

  • 71 South Wacker Drive, 47th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606

Akerman LLP
Chicago, Illinois

216 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

83 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Real Estate

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Real Estate, Chicago (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • Transactions

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