Jay R. Goldberg, a founding member of the firm and partner in charge of the real estate transactional and litigation groups. Mr. Goldberg has a diverse real estate background, representing both buyers and sellers in the acquisition, sale, development, leasing and financing of commercial and residential real estate projects. Mr. Goldberg also represents both lenders and borrowers in the financing of real estate transactions. With his broad expertise, he has the negotiation and advocacy skills needed to close any real estate transaction.
Mr. Goldberg's expertise also covers complex commercial foreclosure actions, real estate litigation, and real estate tax litigation. Mr. Goldberg represents lenders, borrowers, receivers and others in commercial foreclosure actions involving apartment complexes, shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, industrial and manufacturing properties, as well as workout related litigation regarding loans secured by real estate and other assets. Mr. Goldberg also has significant expertise representing clients in reducing real estate tax assessments and taxes and has experience in acquiring real estate through tax deed proceedings.
Prior to his practice in law, Mr. Goldberg served as a university administrator at Washington University in St. Louis and Mississippi State University. His responsibilities included developing and implementing programs, drafting policies and procedures, writing publications and conducting life skills workshops.
Admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Mr. Goldberg is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.
Mr. Goldberg received his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law. He received his Masters of Science from Florida State University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from the University of South Florida.