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Lawrence J. Feller Partner
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  • F 312.267.2215
lfeller@hmblaw.com
Lawrence J. Feller

Larry is a partner at HMB, providing counsel on day-to-day operations, transactions and joint ventures.

Larry works with entrepreneurs, privately-held companies, family offices and private investors through the entire life of their businesses and investments, from concept to planning and execution. He provides general counsel advice on transactional, tax planning and business matters with a focus on developing joint venture agreements in the hospitality and real estate sectors.

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A True Counselor for the Entrepreneur

Larry helps design and implement capital raises, advising sponsor groups and real estate developers who develop hotels and restaurants. He’s also known for representing some of the most prominent chefs in the Chicagoland area.

Clients rely on Larry for the structuring of their businesses, creating custom and protective legal documentation and for his help in executing their business plans. His clients tend to share an entrepreneurial spirit and desire for growth.

Experience

  • Dedicated to transactional work and tax planning for individuals and companies engaged in real estate activities
  • Matters include acquisitions and dispositions of various property types including shopping centers, office buildings, multifamily apartment buildings, hotels and raw land for development.
  • Advises individuals and organizations otherwise involved in real activities such as property management, asset management, leasing, construction and brokerage.
  • Implements joint venture agreements and capital raises for various projects including project specific capital raises and funds
  • Advises on legal matters incidental to capital raising activities and start-up businesses including federal and state securities laws, choice of entity, choice of jurisdiction (Delaware versus other states) and asset protection strategies
  • Developed a niche in the hospitality space, clients include sponsor groups that develop hotels, restaurant groups, and some of the most reputable chefs in the Chicagoland area
  • Designs and implements capital raises in the hospitality area, as well as drafting and negotiating partnership agreements, incentive compensation arrangements, operator contracts, management contracts and marketing contracts particular to the hospitality space.

Education

University of Illinois, J.D., Magna Cum Laude

University of Michigan, B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance

Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois

Admissions

Illinois

Professional Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member

Community Involvement

  • Jewish United Fund, Donor
  • Anti-Defamation League, Donor
  • Meals-On-Wheels, Board Member

Practices

News

  • HMB Represents Launchways in Partnership DealSeptember 19, 2019

    HMB represented Launchways in a new partnership deal with Patriot Growth Insurance Services, LLC. Launchways, founded in 2009, provides business leaders with human resources consulting, employee benefits and commercial insurance solutions. Launchways has guided over 400 customers to overcome insurance and human resources challenges throughout the Midwest. The company recently moved its headquarters to Chicago to accommodate its growing employee…

Education
  • University of Illinois, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance
Admissions
  • Illinois
Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
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Chicago IL 60661

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