Rachel Schwarz


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Phone: (312) 360-6835

Fax: (312) 360-6520

As a former commercial real estate broker, I am uniquely positioned to understand the needs of my clients. I believe in a collaborative approach with my clients and a commitment to find solutions to even the most challenging problems.



Rachel is an Associate in the Real Estate Practice Group and a member of the Emerging Industries Team. Rachel concentrates her practice in the area of commercial real estate, with an emphasis on acquisitions, dispositions, financing, leasing, and development. Her experience includes drafting purchase and sales agreements, commercial leases, mortgages, easements and performing title reviews and other due diligence for real estate transactions.

Rachel is passionate about blockchain technology and the potential it has to revolutionize real estate transactions by making them easier, safer, and more transparent. Rachel participates in events around Chicago to stay apprised of what’s happening in Illinois and around the country.

Professional Activities

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Blockchain and Real Estate,” Blockchain Applications and Implications for the Legal and Accounting Industries (December 20, 2018).
  • Moderator, "Legal and Regulatory Issues in Blockchain and Real Estate," Real Estate X Blockchain Symposium (November 8, 2018).