John J. Lipic


Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Tenant Leasing

Banking and Finance

Creditors’ Rights and Restructuring

John focuses his practice on commercial real estate and related areas, including finance, private equity, investment, leasing and asset management. He has built a reputation as a dealmaker and closer who brings common sense solutions to sophisticated commercial real estate and finance matters.

John represents insurance companies and other commercial lenders who look to him for assistance with all aspects of their real estate lending activities, as well as real estate investors and companies that use and occupy commercial real estate for business purposes. He is skilled with multi-state and portfolio transactions, and has significant experience with agribusiness finance.

Prior to joining MPS, he was a partner in the Chicago office of a major international AM Law 100 firm. He also spent 8 years working as a CPA, which gives him a unique understanding of complex legal and business aspects of real estate deals, and of the value of client service.

“Leaner in numbers, deeper in talent, and united by an uncompromising commitment to put our clients’ interests first and last.”


125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 2900 Chicago, Illinois 60606

T: 312-461-4330
F: 312-987-9854
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  • J.D., cum laude, Saint Louis University, Order of the Woolsack
  • B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University


  • Illinois
  • Missouri