Brad assists owners, operators, and receivers of hotel, office, and industrial properties with their real estate, finance, leasing, construction, and organizational challenges; specifically, negotiating and drafting hospitality, purchase, sale, financing, leasing, construction, franchise, and management agreements. He has in the past and presently serves as general counsel and national real estate counsel to several domestic and internationally based public and privately held companies. Brad represents foreign businesses doing business in the United States and U.S. businesses doing business abroad, and is a former Chairman of World Services Group, an international consortium of legal and other professionals. Brad is also a member of Counselor’s of Real Estate, an international organization of real estate professionals.
Brad has achieved the highest rating, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®. He is an active member of the Illinois Bar and maintains an office in both the firm’s Cincinnati and Chicago offices.
Brad is the editor of the Real Estate Advisor Law blog (www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com), a tool that highlights articles and observations of Ulmer & Berne attorneys on various trends and opportunities affecting the commercial real estate and construction industry, and is a frequent speaker on internet and social media issues.
(B.A., Economics, 1983)