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Marilyn  Dunn, Of Counsel
Practice Areas:
  • Real Property Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Mortgage Finance
  • Commercial Leasing

Chicago Attorney
Marilyn Dunn, Of Counsel

Phone: 312.696.0900


Languages: English

After spending nearly twenty years as a transactional lawyer in large law firms in both Kansas City and Chicago, Marilyn Dunn opened an independent law office in 2009. Marilyn represents clients in real estate transactions of all types including commercial leases, property acquisitions, and mortgage financing.

Representative Matters:

  • Negotiated and drafted office, industrial and retail leases on behalf of numerous landlords and tenants with respect to properties located in Illinois, California, New York, Washington and Wisconsin.
  • Negotiated and drafted Asset Purchase Agreements for the acquisition and sale of numerous skilled nursing and assisted living facilities located in Illinois and Michigan.
  • Represented borrowers in connection with HUD-insured multi-family mortgage loans.
  • Represented national manufacturing and distribution company in connection with sale and lease-back of manufacturing facility in Wisconsin.
  • Represented Chicago-based lender in financing the construction and development of luxury condominiums in Wisconsin, California, Nevada, Florida and Illinois.
  • Represented a variety of developers and property owners in connection with the acquisition and sale of commercial and industrial properties.
  • Represented borrowers and financial institutions in a variety of commercial real estate loan transactions including defeasance transactions and work-outs.
  • Represented institutional lender in mortgage financing of several senior housing facilities nationwide.

Professional Employment:

  • Law Offices of Marilyn Dunn, Principal Attorney (2009 – Present) Reed Smith, LLP, Partner – Real Estate Department (2007 – 2009)
  • Sachnoff & Weaver, Ltd., Counsel – Real Estate Department (2005 – 2007 — Merged with Reed Smith)
  • Sole Practitioner – Commercial and residential real estate transactions (2000 – 2005)
  • Foley & Lardner, Associate – Health care and real estate transactions (1995 – 1999)
  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, Kansas City, Missouri, Associate – Corporate, real estate and health care transactions (1990 – 1995)


  • Pitzer College, B.A., 1985
  • University of Kansas, J.D., 1990 (Order of the Coif)
  • Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois (1996)
  • Kansas – inactive (1991)
  • Missouri (1990)

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Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C.

77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4500
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

Law Firm Contact: Jerome R. Weitzel

Tel: 312.696.0900



Member Since: 2015

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