James L. Beard

James Beard concentrates his practice in commercial real estate law and has represented clients in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, financing, joint venture formation, construction contract negotiation, lease preparation, and government procurement and contracting.

James has also had considerable experience in representing developers and institutional lenders in restructuring and workout of troubled real estate projects.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate, 2) Corporate, 3) Finance, 4) Infrastructure Finance, 5) Real Estate Finance, 6) Restructuring, 7) Litigation and 8) Arbitration and Investigations
Law School J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1980
Education B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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