Ivan P. Kane: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Ivan P. Kane

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7167

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Emerging Markets
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Distressed Real Estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure Financing/Projects
  • Infrastructure Funds
  • Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Development and Construction
  • Real Estate Investment
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7167
Fax: +1 312 706 8713
University The University of Chicago, B.A., with highest honors, 1978
Law SchoolThe University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1981
Admitted1981, Illinois


American Bar Association

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

Urban Land Institute

Visiting Committee, University of Chicago Division of the Humanities


'assertive and sensitive'...clients praised Ivan Kane's ability to 'work calmly and confidently in deals'

Chambers USA

Ivan Kane focuses his practice on real estate acquisition, development and financing. He represents developers, corporations, institutions and individuals in the purchase and sale of commercial real estate; various development and predevelopment activities, including annexation, zoning, and other land use approvals; negotiations involving acquisition, construction, interim, and permanent loans; leasing; and other real estate needs.

Ivan also represents banks, insurance companies, savings and loans, and other financial institutions in acquisition, construction, interim, and permanent mortgage loans for office buildings, hotels, multi-family properties, single-family construction and other types of property. He has extensive experience with miscellaneous real estate-related financing. He is also experienced with workouts, restructurings, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure and other transactional resolutions to distressed debt situations.

Ivan was one of 114 individuals nationwide named to the 2005 BTI Client Service All-Star Team, which honors attorneys identified by their Fortune 1000 clients as providing outstanding client service. According to Chambers USA, Ivan is a straight shooter (2012) and is an excellent choice for work on the zoning side; he also specializes in representing banks and insurance companies in finance, investment and development matters. 'He is especially good at dealing with the other side on transactions in a manner that does not create hostility, in order to get the job done painlessly - he is a consummate lawyer' (2009). Ivan has also been lauded by clients for his ability to work calmly and confidently in deals. Chambers USA 2007. Ivan has been listed the last four years by Super Lawyers, the last three years by Best Lawyers, and he is also included by Leading Lawyers in the top 100 list for real estate lawyers in Illinois.


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Ivan P. Kane

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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