Freeborn Partner Mitchell A. Carrel Named One of Top Ten Illinois’ Land Use & Zoning Attorneys

CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Mitchell A. Carrel, member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, recently was named one of Illinois Top 10 “Leading Land Use and Zoning Lawyers” by Leading Lawyers.

“We congratulate Mitch on this well-deserved honor,” said Richard J. Traub, Partner and Co-Leader of Freeborn’s Real Estate Practice Group. “His ability to navigate the complex world of land use in the city and the suburbs is a valued skill. Clients appreciate his practical and efficient advice when their projects need municipal assistance. We are very lucky to call him our partner.”

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.

Based upon peer nominations and approval by its Advisory Board, Leading Lawyers only selects the top lawyers for its membership ranks. The designation of “Leading Lawyer” is a distinction accorded to less than 5 percent of the state's most respected and experienced practicing attorneys. A full list of honorees can be found in the August 2018 issue of Leading Lawyers Magazine.

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