Michael B. Sadoff

Michael B. Sadoff

Chicago, IL


Michael is an experienced transactional lawyer who advises owners, developers, builders, borrowers, lenders, landlords and tenants in a full spectrum of complex commercial real estate transactions. He also serves as a legal and business counselor in a wide range of corporate, partnership and general commercial matters. 

Michael is a past Chair of the firm’s Real Estate practice group and a former member of the Management Committee. 

While in law school, Michael was Executive Editor of the DePaul Law Review and authored and co-authored several articles published in that journal. He is also a former instructor in legal drafting at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. 

Before beginning his career in law, Michael spent three years as a certified public accountant with Price Waterhouse.



DePaul University College of Law
J.D., 1975, magna cum laude
University of Iowa
B.B.A., 1971, With Honors
Certified Public Accountant

Bar Admissions


Professional Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association, Real Property Law Committee
  • Illinoi State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Dean’s Advisory Council, DePaul University College of Law


Michael has been involved in various community and civic activities, and is currently a volunteer for Lawyers in the Classroom, a joint program of the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago and the Chicago Public Schools. Michael provides pro bono legal representation through the JUF Community Legal Services Program.

Insights & Events



  • Leading Lawyers Network, Real Estate Law: Commercial, 2003-2021
  • Illinois Super Lawyers, 2005-2011
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, AV Preeminent®
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