Paul M. Rickelman has concentrated his real estate practice in the chicago Area, a graduate of the university of illinois, urbana/champaign (B.S. '02) and depaul university college of law (J.D. '06)

In private practice since 2006, mr. rickelman has served as special counsel to many municipalities and governmental units including: the city of chicago, public building commission, chicago transit authority, metropolitan pier and exposition authority, illinois international port district, chicago board of education contributing his expertise to the following projects

  • O'hare airport modernization and expansion project
  • mccormick place convention center: depaul university basketball arena and convention hq hotel development
  • relocation of the historic landmark Harriet F. Rees House
  • cta brown line expansion project
  • chicago "loop" TIF redevelopments, including the "sullivan center" (1 n. state street)

MR. RICKELMAN has also represented private parties, developers, landlords and tenants and other real estate professioanls in acquisitions/dispositions of property, redevelopment projects, land use and real estate disputes

  • represented notis global in medical marijuana dispensary licensure and zoning proceedings
  • represented mesirow financial in the usa's acquisition of its property
  • represented abbott laboratories in the illinois tollway's acquisition of its property
  • represented private property owners in boundary and use disputes
  • represented landlord's and tenants in lease negotiations and eviction matters
  • represented property owners in foreclosure and loan workout matters