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Barry Katz

Partner at Arnstein & Lehr
Chicago, Illinois
Barry R. Katz is a partner in the Business and Real Estate practice groups focusing in the areas of real estate and corporate law areas. He represents entrepreneurs, developers, owners, Fortune 500 companies, national lenders, condominium associations, receivers, and management companies located both in the Chicago area and nationwide with respect to the acquisition, sale, financing, syndication, operation and management of real estate. Mr. Katz has been involved in numerous multimillion dollar transactions involving the purchase and sale or financing of real estate, and has represented many lenders in multimillion dollar transactions secured by liens upon real estate, equipment and inventory. He has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in the leasing of a wide variety of retail, commercial and industrial properties. Mr. Katz also has been involved in the merger and acquisition of businesses and the financing of such transactions, including the representation of lenders extending credit facilities and the representation of the buyer or seller of the business.

In the corporate law area, Mr. Katz represents companies ranging from small privately held corporations to publicly held Fortune 500 companies. He also represents several not for profit corporations.

About Me

What publications have you contributed to?
“3 Ways Malls are Repositioning Amid Anchor Store Exits,” Law360 (October 20, 2016)

“4 Things Retail Developers Will Watch For On Black Friday,” Law360 (November 24, 2015)

“Market Map: 5 Trends In Chicago Real Estate Deals,” Law360 (September 21, 2015)

“Investors Chasing Trophy Malls Turn to JV Deals,” Law360 (April 8, 2015)

And many more.


Association Position
American Bar Association Member
Chicago Mortgage Attorneys Association Member
State of Illinois Bar Association Member


School Degree Graduation Year
Northwestern University J.D. 1978
University of Michigan B.A. 1975

Contact Information

Arnstein & Lehr

173 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60606