Phone: (312) 726 1833
Fax: (312) 726 4622

Jeffrey A. Brown

Jeffrey A. Brown started his legal career as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois from 1979-1981, and represented the State in a variety of litigation matters.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brown was a real estate and litigation partner with the law firm of Engerman and Brown, Ltd.

Mr. Brown has worked extensively on matters relating to the assessments of major industrial complexes, office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, apartment complexes, industrial and commercial tax incentives, and tax increment finance development projects.  He has been a speaker at various seminars related to real estate tax matters, tax incentives, and tax increment finance projects.


  • J.D., with honors, George Washington University
  • B.A., summa cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Mortgage Attorney’s Association
  • Illinois Mortgage Banker’s Association
  • Past member of the Civic Federation’s Ad Hoc Committee on Tax Increment Finance

Publications and Presentations