Jenner & Block

Donald S. Horvath counsels owners, developers, contractors and design professionals on all facets of real estate development and construction projects.  Owners and developers  also turn to him for help with real property acquisition, disposition and leasing transactions and commercial mortgage and construction loan transactions and sale leaseback transactions.  Mr. Horvath also provides clients with guidance on corporate and institutional real estate services.

Mr. Horvath is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.  Recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer, he provides ongoing representation to a Fortune 500 company on the acquisition, disposition, leasing and construction of its offices, research and development and other facilities nationwide.  He regularly advises, owners and joint ventures in all aspects of the development of residential condominium and apartment projects and mixed use developments that include residential, hotel and retail components.  He has represented corporations, developers and other clients in connection with obtaining tax increment financing.

A member of the Firm’s Real Estate and Construction Law Practices, Mr. Horvath also serves on the Real Estate Finance Litigation and Workout Task Force.  He has addressed the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the Practising Law Institute and Lorman Educational Services on topics related to his practice area. He is a member of the Firm's Associate Development and Evaluation Committee as well as the Finance and Opinion Letter Committees.