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Raymond Werner

Of Cousel at Arnstein & Lehr
Chicago, Illinois
Raymond Werner is of counsel at Arnstein & Lehr. Mr. 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 all types 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. Mr. Werner’s practice also includes the representation of lenders in structuring loan programs, originating individual loans and the enforcement of lenders’ rights and remedies.

Mr. Werner is the immediate past chairman of Arnstein & Lehr’s Executive Committee.

About Me

What topics have you lectured or presented on?
Mr. Werner has written and spoken extensively on a wide range of matters pertaining to real estate law. He is the author of Real Estate Law (11th ed.) and Real Estate Closings (2d Ed.). He co-authored Modern Mortgage Law and Practice (2d ed.) and a chapter entitled “Failure of the Workout: Lender Liability in Troubled Construction Loans.”
Bar Admissions
State of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


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Association Position
American College of Real Estate Lawyers Member
Anglo American Real Property Institute Former Chair
American College of Mortgage Attorneys Member
International Council of Shopping Centers Member
Chicago Bar Association Member
Chicago Bar Association- CBA’s Real Property Committee Former Chair
American Bar Association Member
American Bar Association - Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section Former Member - Executive Committee


School Degree Graduation Year
Chicago-Kent College of Law J.D. 1971
ePaul University B.A. 1967

Contact Information

Arnstein & Lehr

151 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60606