Patrick A. Brennan

Patrick A. Brennan

Chicago, IL


A keen analyst, trusted advisor and skilled negotiator, Patrick helps clients accomplish their business objectives while navigating transactional and legal issues associated with commercial real estate projects. He devotes a substantial portion of his practice to representing investors, developers, entrepreneurs and institutions in the acquisition, financing, development and disposition of industrial, office, health care, multifamily, self-storage, retail and mixed-use properties.

Patrick also represents lenders in extending or refinancing commercial real estate acquisition and construction and development loans and has significant experience representing clients in credit restructurings, loan workouts, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and distressed asset sales.

While in law school, Patrick served as a research assistant to Professor Spencer Weber Waller and as a judicial extern to Chief Judge Philip P. Simon in the Northern District of Indiana.



Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D., 2008
University of Notre Dame
B.A., 2002

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Professional Organizations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association


Patrick supports a variety of civic and charitable organizations. In his spare time, he also coaches youth soccer and t-ball and teaches religious education.

Insights & Events



  • 40 Under Forty, Law Bulletin Media, 2019
  • Indiana Super Lawyers–Rising Stars, 2015
  • Illinois Super Lawyers–Rising Stars, 2017-2020
  • Leading Lawyers Network – Emerging Lawyers, Real Estate Law: Commercial, 2019-2022
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