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David N. Tanner

David N. Tanner

Ungaretti & Harris, LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

David is a partner in the Real Estate Department and co-chairs the Real Estate Capital Markets Practice. Prior to joining Ungaretti & Harris, David practiced at some of Chicago’s largest commercial real estate law firms and served as in-house Associate General Counsel for a Chicago-based commercial real estate development company.

His experience includes:

  • Representing sellers and purchasers in the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate assets, including shopping centers, in-line retail and outparcel developments, single-tenant net leased properties, office buildings, industrial buildings, multi-family and mixed-use projects and acquisitions of REO properties and other investment properties.
  • Representing landlords and tenants in the commercial leasing of retail, office, industrial and mixed-use properties.
  • Representing developers in zoning and land use matters.
  • Representing lenders and borrowers in negotiation and drafting of loan documents pertinent to commercial loan transactions, including acquisitions, construction, bridge and permanent financing and other secured lending, as well as note purchase transactions, workouts, and restructurings of troubled loans.

David has represented the commercial real estate needs of the largest retailer as well as those of the largest homebuilder in the United States.


Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star (2008-2010, 2012-2014; Real Estate)


Illinois Missouri


International Council of Shopping Centers
American Bar Association Illinois Bar Association


St. Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2000)
University of Missouri (B.A., 1997)


Real Estate
Real Estate Capital Markets


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