Attorney Profiles

Terrance L. Diamond's Profile Image
Phone: (312) 641-7144
Fax: (312) 641-5137

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Member of Federal Trial Bar
  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Terrance L. Diamond

Ms. Diamond concentrates her practice in litigation, real estate, eminent domain, zoning, constitutional and municipal law. In over 30 years with the firm, Ms. Diamond has represented city, county and state governmental bodies with responsibilities for redevelopment agreements, industrial, commercial, maritime leases, licenses, and operating agreements.


Representative Matters

1990-2014: Acquired and rezoned land for Chicago Board of Education, Public Building Commission of Chicago, Chicago Public Library and Chicago Park District for the construction of over 100 new schools, additions, police stations, fire stations, libraries, and campus parks.

1986-1990. Acquired and assembled land for the CTA Midway (Orange Line) and the Harold Washington Library at Congress and State Streets.

1979-1986. Acquired land for City Colleges, City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, State of Illinois, Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Professional Activities
  • Adjunct Professor, Real Estate Practicum, University of Illinois College of Law
  • NITA - National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Institute for Local Government
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Illinois Certified Teacher
  • Golden Apple Foundation
  • Chicago Public Library Foundation
  • Teacher in Library, The Comer Science and Education Foundation
Education
  • William and Mary Law School, J.D., 1979
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 1976
  • Northwestern University, Graduate School of Education and Social Policy, M.S.Ed., 2004
  • University of Virginia Curry School of Education, Adolescent Literacy Post-Master’s Certificate, 2014
Honors and Awards
  • Leading Lawyers Top 100 Woman/Real Estate related Lawyer - 2016

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Member of Federal Trial Bar
  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit