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Mark C. Vaughan

Senior Counsel

Mark Vaughan is Senior Counsel in Levenfeld Pearlstein's Real Estate Group, where he represents clients ranging from retail, commercial, industrial and residential property owners and developers to banking and financial service institutions in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing, land use and other municipal matters. His transactional work also includes workouts and restructurings, tax-increment financing and construction contracting.

Mark has contributed to publications having co-authored "Landlord Liability for Tenants Trading in Counterfeit Goods," in Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy and well as for the ALM Law Journal Newsletters.

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Education & Admissions

  • Washington University School of Law, J.D.
  • Wheaton College
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


  • Leading Lawyers Network


  • What is the most interesting part of your job?
    The most interesting part of my job is the closing of a deal. While we certainly strive to avoid surprises and close as uneventfully as possible, things are not always that easy. I definitely enjoy the high of confronting and successfully overcoming last minute hurdles or obstacles.

  • What is your favorite quote?
    “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” - Wayne Gretzky

  • What’s your guilty pleasure?
    I still watch The Deadliest Catch on the Discovery Channel.

“A huge thank you to you and your team for all your hard work on this transaction and its closing. We especially appreciate your personal diligence, late hours and commitment. Excellent job and exceptional client service Mark and the rest of the team.”

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