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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints President, Americas Tenant Representation
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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints President, Americas Tenant Representation

CHICAGO - Cushman & Wakefield names Greg Schementi as president, Americas Tenant Representation. The commercial real estate industry veteran has...

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National Developer to Move HQ to Renovated Willis Tower
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National Developer to Move HQ to Renovated Willis Tower

CHICAGO-High-end continuing care retirement community development firm Vi has signed a long-term lease deal for more than 30,000 square feet at the...

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Morningside North Secures $70M in Fannie Mae Financing
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Morningside North Secures $70M in Fannie Mae Financing

CHICAGO-The ownership of the Morningside North Apartments here has secured a $70.4-million Fannie Mae loan provided by New York City-based...

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Suburban Chicago Office Market Showing Little Movement
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Suburban Chicago Office Market Showing Little Movement

CHICAGO-The latest statistics on the performance of the suburban Chicago office market by commercial brokerage firm Colliers International look...

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Cold Storage Firm Signs 124K Lease Deal in Northlake
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Cold Storage Firm Signs 124K Lease Deal in Northlake

NORTHLAKE, IL-Locally-based cold storage firm Frozen Assets LLC has signed a lease for 124,406 square feet of space at 555 Northwest Ave. here. The...

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Gov. Pritzker Signs $45B ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Legislation; Includes Casino Expansion
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Gov. Pritzker Signs $45B ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Legislation; Includes Casino Expansion

SPRINGFIELD, IL-Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law a package of bills on Friday that will finance a $45-billion infrastructure plan, increase taxes...

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Broetje-Automation Signs First Lease at Elk Grove Tech Park
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Broetje-Automation Signs First Lease at Elk Grove Tech Park

CHICAGO-Brennan Investment Group, which is building the first phase of its 1.2-million square-foot Elk Grove Technology Park here, has landed its...

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Understanding the Unique Needs of 'Silver Splitters' in Divorce
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Understanding the Unique Needs of 'Silver Splitters' in Divorce

While divorce is becoming less common for younger Americans, among adults age 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s,...

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Trend Towards Shared Parenting in Texas
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Trend Towards Shared Parenting in Texas

In 2017, 25 states considered legislation to move away from traditional parenting schedules and toward equal or shared possession schedules. In...

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Combined Revenue for High-Grossing Texas Firms Up in 2018
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Combined Revenue for High-Grossing Texas Firms Up in 2018

Fewer firms are on Texas Lawyer's Annual Report on Firm Finance this year, but despite increased competition in Texas, the firms combined to...

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Work Matters: Splitting Hairs in Immutable/Mutable Analysis
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Work Matters: Splitting Hairs in Immutable/Mutable Analysis

I am not a fan of "Star Trek: The Next Generation." (Why was Captain Picard always yanking down on his uniform? You'd think he would have a bespoke...

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Judge Dismisses Suit That Challenged Eminent Domain Process for Hill Country Gas Pipeline
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Judge Dismisses Suit That Challenged Eminent Domain Process for Hill Country Gas Pipeline

Plaintiffs who sued to stop construction of a natural gas pipeline through the Texas Hill Country had their hopes dashed Tuesday when a Travis...

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Phoenix Investors Buys 1.8 Million SF of Industrial Assets in Illinois
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Phoenix Investors Buys 1.8 Million SF of Industrial Assets in Illinois

MILWAUKEE-Locally-based Phoenix Investors has increased its overall portfolio to 27 million square feet in 25 states with the purchase of three...

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The War for Millennial Legal Talent Rages on While Law Firms Continue to Cut Back Space
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The War for Millennial Legal Talent Rages on While Law Firms Continue to Cut Back Space

CHICAGO-Law firms nationwide are engaged in a fierce battle with their competition for talent, particularly millennial talent, according to a...

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Lost and Found: The Long Road Back for Lawyers Waylaid by the Recession
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Lost and Found: The Long Road Back for Lawyers Waylaid by the Recession

Jennifer Katz remembers heading to work that day, but not much else. She was an associate at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles, six months into the...

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Einbinder & Dunn Sued for Allegedly Taking Attorney Fees From Funds Slated For Client's Judgment
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Einbinder & Dunn Sued for Allegedly Taking Attorney Fees From Funds Slated For Client's Judgment

New York law firm Einbinder & Dunn is facing a lawsuit in a Texas federal court for allegedly fraudulently transferring its attorney fee payment...

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Texas Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Strasburger Legal Mal Case
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Texas Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Strasburger Legal Mal Case

The Texas Supreme Court will not take up an appeal in a computer software company's legal malpractice case against Strasburger & Price, a smaller...

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Detailed Evidence Needed to Prove Attorney Fee Awarded as Sanction, High Court Rules
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Detailed Evidence Needed to Prove Attorney Fee Awarded as Sanction, High Court Rules

Even when a litigant is sanctioned for filing a frivolous lawsuit and ordered to pay the opposing parties' attorney fees, trial courts still need...

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Heitman Forms JV to Develop Senior Housing Projects in London
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Heitman Forms JV to Develop Senior Housing Projects in London

CHICAGO-Global real estate investment firm Heitman LLC, which is headquartered here, reports that it has formed a joint venture with UK-based...

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Talking SCOTUS With Paul Weiss Partner Kannon Shanmugam. What to Watch as 2018-19 Term Wraps Up
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Talking SCOTUS With Paul Weiss Partner Kannon Shanmugam. What to Watch as 2018-19 Term Wraps Up

It's the final stretch of the Supreme Court term with rulings still to come in a few nail-biter cases. But before the justices zip off for their...

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Digital Workplaces Are the Future For the Legal Industry
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Digital Workplaces Are the Future For the Legal Industry

The speed of business is accelerating. We see it happening across the legal industry as a direct result of widespread digital transformation. There...

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What Attorneys Need to Know About 10 New Texas Laws That Will Change Legal Practice, Courts
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What Attorneys Need to Know About 10 New Texas Laws That Will Change Legal Practice, Courts

The hustle and bustle of the 2019 legislative session is over as lawmakers have left the pink dome in Austin to scatter home across the Lone Star...

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Saudi Firm Acquires FedEx Ground Facility Near Chicago
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Saudi Firm Acquires FedEx Ground Facility Near Chicago

NILES, IL-Saudi Arabia-based SEDCO Capital has acquired a more than 300,000-square-foot FedEx Ground-leased distribution facility here. The...

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Student Housing Emerges From ‘Niche-Market’ Status
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Student Housing Emerges From ‘Niche-Market’ Status

CHICAGO - Chalk up another migration from niche status for commercial real estate. We've seen it with seniors housing and medical offices. Now...

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Brooklyn, NY Firm Opens New IT Disposition Facility in Bensenville
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Brooklyn, NY Firm Opens New IT Disposition Facility in Bensenville

BENSENVILLE, IL-An IT asset disposition service provider based in Brooklyn, NY has opened a new facility in the Chicago area here. Liquid...

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JLL Acquires Five Urban Industrial Brokerage Experts in Chicago
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JLL Acquires Five Urban Industrial Brokerage Experts in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - JLL has announced the addition of five new brokerage experts to strengthen its industrial practice in Chicago. Mark Nelson, SIOR,...

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10 Things Divorced Dads in Texas Need to Know About Custody
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10 Things Divorced Dads in Texas Need to Know About Custody

Being a divorced dad going through a custody case is rarely a simple process. But there are steps every dad can take (and should take) to ensure...

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Introducing ALM Young Professionals Network
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Introducing ALM Young Professionals Network

What's the one thing you wish you had known when starting your career? How did you find your first mentor? Were there questions or topics you had...

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Texas Stray Cows Cause Beef Between County Attorney, Sheriff
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Texas Stray Cows Cause Beef Between County Attorney, Sheriff

An … udderly important … matter about wrangling stray livestock has landed on the desk of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. State Rep. Alfonso...

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Statewide Vacation Letter for Texas Lawyers Among New Bar President's Plans to Help Litigators
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Statewide Vacation Letter for Texas Lawyers Among New Bar President's Plans to Help Litigators

New State Bar of Texas President Randy Sorrels plans to focus his term on projects to help lawyers' everyday needs. As attorneys at the State Bar...

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