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Nancy Harbottle

Of Cousel at Arnstein & Lehr
Chicago, Illinois
Nancy S. Harbottle is of counsel in the Chicago office of Arnstein & Lehr LLP. She devotes her practice to local government law, land use, zoning with substantial expertise in financing, bonds, public infrastructure, commercial and residential development issues. She has represented Lake County municipalities and townships for the last fourteen years including home rule municipalities and prior to that Cook County municipalities. Ms. Harbottle has a thorough knowledge of board procedures, budget issues and intergovernmental issues. She has expertise in representing villages facing developer defaults and bankruptcy issues and resolving those issues as successfully as possible. Ms. Harbottle also represents private clients seeking entitlements from municipalities. She is well versed in negotiating and drafting complex municipal agreements including Annexation Agreements, TIF Development Agreements and Intergovernmental Agreements.

About Me

What publications have you contributed to?
She is the co-author of a chapter entitled “Subdivisions” appearing in the Illinois Land Use Law text published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Bar Admissions
State of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Association Position
Home Rule Attorneys Committee of the Illinois Municipal League Member


School Degree Graduation Year
Chicago-Kent College of Law J.D. 1987
Northern Illinois University B.A. 1984

Contact Information

Arnstein & Lehr

181 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60606