Kirschbaum, Howard J.

  Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Howard is one of the founders of Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP. He concentrates his practice on commercial real estate and related corporate, securities and business planning matters. Howard has extensive experience in the formation of joint ventures between institutional partners and developers and in the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of office buildings, shopping centers and other retail locations, multi-family housing, industrial buildings and mixed used facilities, as well as real estate financings, restructurings and foreclosures.

Howard is frequently recognized as one of real estate law's top-ranked practitioners in Illinois by Chambers USA; Best Lawyers in America; Who's Who Legal; SuperLawyers; and the Leading Lawyers, among others. Most recently, Howard was named the Best Lawyers® 2014 Chicago Litigation - Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year.”


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1979
  • Northwestern University, with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 1976

Practice Area

  • Real Estate

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