Robert M. Berger
University of Michigan, high distinction, high honors in economics, Phi Beta Kappa
University of Chicago Law School, high honors, Valedictorian, Order of the Coif, and Comments Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review
Bob was a partner at Mayer Brown for 30 years, where his practice concentrated in real estate, finance, business transactions and business organizations, and he served as co-chair of that firm’s real estate practice group. Before coming to KSC, Bob was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Capri Capital Partners, LLC, an SEC-registered institutional investment advisory and mortgage banking firm. Bob has extensive experience in a wide variety of practice areas and has been lead counsel in transactions involving many billions of dollars. His clients have ranged from U.S. and foreign multi-nationals to small family-owned businesses. Bob has held leadership positions in the American Bar Association, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Chicago Bar Association and numerous other professional, civic and charitable organizations. He is the author of the 400-page “Construction Financing, Banking and Loans” in the four-volume treatise on Construction Law published by Matthew Bender Co., and of numerous articles on a variety of legal subjects. Bob was adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University Law School for twelve years and adjunct professor in the Master of Laws Graduate Program in Real Estate at The John Marshall Law School, and currently is a Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School. He has spoken at many legal and business conferences and seminars. His biography is included in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Law and similar publications, and he is consistently included in Illinois Superlawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Leading Lawyers Network, and similar peer-selected lists of outstanding lawyers.