Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Freeborn Real Estate Practices and Partner Mitchell A. Carrel

CHICAGO – May 3, 2018 – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Real Estate and Zoning/Land Use practices as well as real estate Partner Mitchell A. Carrel have been recognized in the 2018 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA legal industry guide.

The firm and Mr. Carrel are listed among the leaders in Real Estate and Zoning/Land Use law in Illinois.

“We congratulate Mitch and all our experienced real estate attorneys on Freeborn’s recognition in the 2018 Chambers USA guide,” said Michael J. Kelly, the firm’s Co-Managing Partner. “We are proud of our firm’s achievements on behalf of some of the largest and most successful real estate developers, owners and investors.”

The firm’s Real Estate Practice Group includes some of the most-experienced and highly regarded attorneys from national and boutique law firms, as well as former developers, city planners, accountants, business owners and general counsel. The practice offers clients the full spectrum of real estate-related legal services. As part of the Real Estate Practice Group, Freeborn’s land use and zoning lawyers represent large and small private sector clients on a broad range of land use and zoning issues, including helping clients secure the government entitlements needed to develop their projects.

A member of the Real Estate Practice Group, Mr. Carrel focuses on representing public and private companies, land owners, developers and investors, and helping them secure land use and zoning approvals, public incentives, local regulatory and siting approvals, as well as performing zoning due diligence. Among Mitch’s projects, he has been involved with and has helped obtain approvals for numerous high-rise and mixed-use developments, industrial developments as well as technology and telecommunications projects including as a lead entitlement attorney for Chicago’s first data center and carrier hotel. He represents clients before local plan commissions, zoning boards and city councils and is a frequent presenter on real estate-related topics.

Chambers and Partners ranks leading U.S. firms and attorneys based on in-depth research and interviews with attorneys’ clients and peers. Attorneys are evaluated on their legal knowledge and experience, ability and effectiveness, and client service. The Chambers USA guide is widely read by industry-leading companies and organizations nationwide. For more information, visit

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