William J. Mitchell

Managing Partner

Commercial Real Estate

Land Use, Zoning, and Entitlement

Real Estate Construction and Finance

Banking and Finance

Creditors’ Rights and Restructuring

Bill concentrates his practice in general real estate acquisition, development and financing matters, and commercial secured financing transactions.

His regular activities and counsel includes multi-tenant retail and mixed-use residential and retail developments; development and financing transactions involving public and private bond placements; and developments which are the subject of public-private partnerships located in Transit Oriented Development Districts (TOD), Special Service Areas (SSA), Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIF), Business Development Districts (BDD), and other developments where public-private equity and financing structures are employed to foster redevelopment to alleviate blight, obsolescence, and underutilization.

Bill also advises on complex community development and condominium documentation for mixed-use and large-scale residential developments. He has served as the managing partner of MPS since May 2012, and was a founding member of the firm in 1996.

Prior to founding MPS, Bill was a partner in an Am Law 200 National Law firm in Chicago.

“There’s no substitute for great attorneys. You either have them or you don’t. We have them.”


1515 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 250 Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

T: 847-330-6044
F: 847-330-1231
E: wmitchell@mpslaw.com
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  • J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • B.A., Saint Vincent College


  • Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois