John C. McDonnell
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John concentrates his practice on transactional real estate matters. He represents owners, private and institutional investors, developers, lenders, and commercial tenants in the acquisition, disposition, financing, development, and leasing of commercial and multi-family real estate throughout the United States.
John received his bachelor's degree from Northwestern University and his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law. During law school, John served as a note and comment editor of the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property and as an executive officer of the Intellectual Property Law Society.
Honoree, Leading Lawyers (2022)
Honoree, Best Lawyers® "Ones to Watch", Real Estate Law (2022 - 2023)
Emerging Lawyers Honoree, Leading Lawyers
Honoree, Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Real Estate
(2017 - 2022)
All Service Areas
- Northwestern University School of Law (2012)
- Northwestern University (B.A. Economics) (2001)
- State - Illinois
Speeches and Publications
“Steps That Property Owners Should Consider Taking During the COVID-19 Pandemic to Protect Their Real Estate Assets,” May 13, 2020.
- Also selected to be published by the LexisNexis Lexis Practice Advisor® Coronavirus Resource Kit.
“Real Estate Transactions During COVID-19: Issues to Address,” May 7, 2020.
Eighty-Four Taft Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® "Ones to Watch" 2023
Fifty-Three Taft Chicago Attorneys Selected to 2022 Leading Lawyers Network
Twenty Taft Attorneys Recognized as 2022 Illinois Rising Stars
Taft Elects 18 New Partners
- Chicago Bar Association