Reuben C. Warshawsky




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

Reuben focuses his practice in the areas of real estate, corporate, partnership, LLC, and business law, with an emphasis on all types of transactions and business counseling. Reuben has a wide range of experience in solving complex issues and working on a variety of transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing for both borrowers and lenders, development, landlord and tenant leasing, property management, construction management, loan restructuring and loan workout situations. He has extensive experience in capital structuring, entity structuring, and private offerings, including equity and preferred equity, conventional financing, securitized financing, mezzanine debt, bridge loans, subordinated debt, and credit lines. Throughout his career, Reuben has been involved with every class of property, including office, industrial, multi-family, senior housing, retail, condominiums, hospitality, and vacant land.

Reuben combines his prior experiences as a founder and principal in a real estate investment firm and as the Chief Operating Officer of a Midwest-based office building company with his legal knowledge and expertise, to provide comprehensive and effective advice to, and solutions for, his clients. He has advised and represented nationally recognized companies and REITs, as well as joint ventures, lenders, large and small businesses, entrepreneurs, equity funds, and individuals across the country in acquiring, financing, leasing, operating, managing, and selling many different types of properties and businesses.

  • A multi-family developer in acquiring multiple parcels in a Southeastern city to be used for a multi-family apartment project.
  • A commercial developer in acquiring, renovating, and re-purposing a 1,400,000 square foot warehouse facility into a successful commercial condominium project.
  • A nationwide developer in a $36 million construction loan for a multi-family apartment project in the Southeast.
  • The seller of a portfolio of independent living and assisted living senior housing properties to a nationally known purchaser.
  • An international company as the tenant in leasing office locations throughout the United States.
  • A self-storage development and management company in acquiring sites throughout the United States for development.
  • Lenders in numerous real estate loan transactions throughout the Midwest.
  • Landlord clients in negotiating office leases, industrial leases, and retail leases.
  • A nationwide real estate company in the acquisition and financing of various office buildings throughout the Midwest.
  • A nationwide owner of apartment buildings in the acquisition and sale of apartment buildings throughout the United States.
  • American Bar Association