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Michael J. Klein

Partner
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Michael J. Klein is a partner in Benesch’s Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group and has significant experience representing clients in commercial real estate transactions and business transactions. He counsels and represents clients in both domestic and international acquisitions, dispositions, lending, leasing, sale-leasebacks, build to suits, separation of real estate assets, restructurings, construction, zoning, utility agreements and development work. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner with another prominent law firm and senior counsel for real estate for a Fortune 100 company. Michael further assists clients with his knowledge in business and commercial matters.

  • EDUCATION

    • University of Illinois College of Law, 1994, J.D.
    • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, 1991, B.A.
      • with distinction
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
    • Vice President, University of Illinois Law Alumni Association (2009-2012)
    • Coach, Batavia Youth Baseball and Football Teams (2009-2014)