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Richard Friedman Hosts Historic Preservation Lunch

Richard Friedman and Neal & Leroy, LLC hosted a lunch for the National Trust for Historic Preservation on November 14, 2017 at the Union League Club.

Congratulations to Langdon Neal on Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Congratulations to Langdon Neal!  Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ recognized Langdon Neal with the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards for 2018 with the AV Preeminent rating. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Revi…

Langdon Neal in Crain’s Chicago Business 2017 Who’s Who in Law

Langdon Neal was once again included in the 2017 Edition of Crain’s Chicago Business 2017 Who’s Who in Chicago in the Law Category published on September 4, 2017.  This is Crain’s annual guide to the power players you should know i…

Chicago establishes diversity and resident hiring goals for planned developments

By executive order, the City now requires developers to state their diversity and resident hiring goals as a condition for the approval of planned developments. In addition to affordable housing and other public benefits, developers must attempt to a…

United States Supreme Court affirms regulatory taking jurisprudence—a horizontal Penn Central. Murr v. Wisconsin

In the context of riverbank regulation, the Court reinforced the principles that it articulated for historic preservation in the landmark case of Penn Central Transp. Co. v. New York City, 438 U. S. 104 (1978)).   In Murr, the property owners owned…

Richard Friedman Published in IICLE Land Use-Special Topics 2017 Edition

Neal & Leroy Attorney Richard Friedman continued to lend his expertise in Historic Preservation to the Illinois Institute of Continuing Education by writing the chapter titled “Historic Preservation Restrictions and Tax Benefits” in…

Neal & Leroy Supports Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority

Neal & Leroy made a financial contribution to the 54th Annual Scholarship Luncheon of the AGP Foundation and Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Inc.  The contribution will provide scholarship assistance to young women who have excelled as students in the…

Neal & Leroy Proud to Support Cook County Bar Association

Neal & Leroy proudly supported the Cook County Bar Association’s 103rd Annual Awards and Installation Banquet on June 23, 2017.  Anne Fredd is a former CCBA president and  Langdon Neal, Jeanette Sublett, and Francine Lynch are also active…

Langdon Neal Honored as Youth Champion at 2017 Mikva Challenge Youth Change Maker Awards and Benefit Dinner

Langdon Neal will be honored along with the Honorable Toni Preckwinkle (President, Cook County Board of Commissioners) as a Youth Champion Honoree at the 2017 Mikva Challenge Youth Change Maker Awards and Benefit Dinner on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.…

Neal & Leroy Sponsoring A Discussion With Commissioner David Reifman

Neal & Leroy, LLC is one of the sponsors of  “A Discussion With Commissioner David Reifman – Plans for Chicago” on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  A native Chicagoan, Reifman is responsible for leading the department’s Housing, E…