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Diana Z. Bowman is Senior Counsel at Perkins Coie LLP in Chicago, where she focuses her practice on construction law. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and a frequent writer and speaker on construction-related topics and has taught construction law at The UIC John Marshall Law School. Ms. Bowman received her B.A. with honors from DePaul University, her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and her LL.M. in Real Estate from The UIC John Marshall Law School.
Edward L. Filer is a Partner at Roetzel & Andress LP in Chicago, where he focuses on construction, real estate, and banking law. He is an arbitrator for the Cook County Construction Division and a frequent author and speaker in the areas of construction, real estate and banking law. He has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer every year for the past 12 years. He currently serves as the Partner in Charge of the Chicago office of Roetzel & Andress LP as well as the co-chair of its construction group. He is a member of the Illinois Society of Construction Lawyers, the Illinois Banking Association, and the Construction Financial Risk Managers Association. Mr. Filer received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Scott R. Fradin is a Principal at Much Shelist, P.C., in Chicago, where he focuses on construction law. He is also a licensed architect. He is a member and Past President of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys and a member of the Jefferson Society. He has been recognized by Chambers USA and the Leading Lawyers Network as a top Illinois lawyer in the area of construction law and has been named one of the top real estate attorneys in the Midwest by Midwest Real Estate News. Mr. Fradin received his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. Order of the Coif with high honors from Chicago-Kent Chicago of Law.
Samuel H. Levine is Of Counsel to Bryce Downey & Lenkow in Chicago, where he focuses on real estate litigation, including creditors’ rights, construction disputes, mechanics liens and bond claims, commercial mortgage foreclosure, real estate title disputes, and bankruptcy matters. He has authored several publications on a variety of real estate topics. He is Past President of the Chicago Mortgage Attorneys Association. Mr. Levine received his B.A. from Washington University and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Kenneth M. Roberts is a Partner at Schiff Hardin LLP in Chicago, where he focuses his practice in the field of construction law. He is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys, and the Constructions Lawyers Society of America. Mr. Roberts received his B.G.S. with honors from the University of Iowa and his J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law.
Lorence H. Slutzky is a Principal at the Law Office of Lorence H. Slutzky, Ltd., where his practice focuses on construction law. He is also an adjunct professor for The UIC John Marshall Law School’s Post-Gradute Program in Real Estate. Formerly, he was an Equity Partner at Robbins Schwartz in Chicago. He is a Fellow with the American College of Construction Lawyers and a Founder and Past President of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys. Mr. Slutzky received his B.S. from Southern Illinois University and his J.D. with honors from The UIC John Marshall Law School.
Adam C. Toosley is a Partner at Freeborn & Peters LLP in Chicago, where he focuses on construction and real estate litigation. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association. Mr. Toosley received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Illinois.
Joseph B. VanFleet is a Partner at Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, in Peoria, where he concentrates his practice in business litigation. He is a member of the American and Illinois State Bar Associations and the American Inns of Court. Mr. VanFleet received his B.S. with high honors from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law.
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