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Matthew J. Weiss

Real Estate

Matt Weiss is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Group where he represents institutional investors, companies, developers and other property owners in a wide range of complex real estate transactions. Matt represents clients in all matters related to the acquisition and disposition, financing, construction and development of commercial property. Matt also represents commercial landlords and tenants in the drafting and negotiating of leases and related documents and counsels landlords on a variety of tenant-related legal issues. With significant prior experience in real estate and construction litigation, Matt brings a litigator’s experience, keen eye and perspective to the drafting and negotiating table.

Matt works closely with his clients to understand how his clients run his or her business and to determine how to help his clients make informed decisions that are best for his clients’ short-term and long-term goals. Matt also believes the practice of law is an honorable profession and should be practiced by individuals with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

The John Marshall Law School, LL.M., Real Estate Law, with Honors, 2011
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2006
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Political Science & Legal Studies, 2002
Bar Admissions
Illinois, 2007
Wisconsin, 2006
Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
American Bar Association


If you weren’t an attorney, what would you be?
If I wasn't an attorney, I would be a ski patroller who sells real estate on the side.
What’s your favorite way to spend your commuting time?
My favorite way to spend my commuting time is listening to political podcasts, particularly "Pod Save America".
If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
If I could live anywhere, it would be along the Elk River or Yampa River in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a little slice of classic Colorado heaven.

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