Jason L. LaBella

Jason L. LaBella

Special Counsel
Chicago, IL


Jason is a transactional attorney who has a broad real estate practice representing property owners, investors, developers, lenders and other real estate professionals. He counsels clients regarding the purchase and sale of properties throughout the Chicagoland area, including single-user, commercial, industrial and retail projects; mixed-use and multi-tenant retail, office and industrial properties; multifamily and industrial portfolios; and downtown high-rise buildings.

Jason counsels lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured loan transactions, including acquisition, bridge, construction and mezzanine loans, as well as loan workouts and distressed transactions. In addition, clients call on him for counsel on raising private equity for real estate ventures.

Throughout his career, Jason has represented landlords and tenants in hundreds of lease transactions for retail, restaurant, office, medical office and industrial premises. He also handles ground lease transactions.

Jason also has experience in the purchase and sale of distressed properties via short sales and deed-in-lieu transactions, as well as foreclosure, real estate owned (REO) and bankruptcy transactions. He also works with developers on a variety of residential and commercial condominium and multifamily development projects in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.



Chicago-Kent College of Law
J.D., 1997
Pennsylvania State University
B.A., 1992

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