Lattas Law Office
George Lattas has experience in finance, real estate, and tax. His ongoing law practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate matters and corporate/business organization. While studying finance and economics an undergraduate, George worked for GE Real Estate as an analyst. Upon graduating from law school in 2008, George accepted a position working in public accounting with Deloitte, where he obtained exposure to complex tax compliance and regulation. George then started a practice focusing on loss mitigation and bankruptcy and was responsible for negotiating over 1,500 long term loss-mitigation resolutions on his clients’ behalf and filing over 300 bankruptcy matters.
In 2011, George accepted a position as General Counsel to a commercial real estate development and management company. In that capacity, George negotiated and drafted commercial leases, amendments, and assignments with the range of tenants from national companies, to individuals starting their first business.
In November 2013, George formed his own practice focusing primarily on commercial real estate whose clients include institutional-investor landlords, small and mid-sized national tenants, as well as individuals and partnerships. In this capacity, George continues to represent his clients on purchase/sale agreements, title examination and closing; lease negotiation, consummation, and administration; corporate formation and administration; and tax compliance issues. George also has expertise in forming new business organizations, negotiating share/unit purchase and sale agreements, and advising on labor matters. He has successfully obtained variances and approval to re-zone property in multiple municipalities throughout Illinois.
George has been named a Rising Star by Superlawyers in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 and Outstanding Young Alumnus by the DePaul University College of Law. He has been featured on Chicago’s NBC Channel 5 discussing the legal implication of real estate matters, taught several collegiate courses, serves on the DePaul University College of Law Dean’s Advisory Council, the Koraes Elementary School Board, the DePaul University College of Law Alumni Engagement Board and on the boards of other philanthropic organizations.
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|Business Law||Business Arbitration, Business Associations Law, Business Cooperatives, Business Crimes, Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Estate Planning, Business Formation, Business Fraud, Business Litigation, Business Mediation, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Business Succession Planning, Business Successions, Business Syndication, Business Taxation, Business Torts, Business Transactions, Business Transfers, Business Trusts, Business Valuation, Buy-Sell Agreements, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Closely Held Business Law, Closely Held Business Taxation, Complex Business Litigation, Cooperative Taxation, Emerging Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Family Business Law, Family Business Mediation, Family Business Successions, International Business Law, International Joint Ventures, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Minority Business Law, Pass-Through Entities, Private Business Law, Privatization, Professional Practices, Small Business Law, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances, Trade and Professional Associations, Trade Association Law|
|Commercial Real Estate||Commercial Conveyancing, Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy, Commercial Real Estate Contracts, Commercial Real Estate Development, Commercial Real Estate Finance, Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure, Commercial Real Estate Litigation, Commercial Real Estate Sales, Commercial Real Estate Syndication, Commercial Real Estate Workouts, Industrial Real Estate Law, Retail Development, Shopping Center Acquisitions, Shopping Center Development, Shopping Center Law|
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JD | DePaul University College of Law
MBA | DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
BS | DePaul University
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Chicago, Illinois, Cook County
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