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Marut H. Shah Associate
  • D 312.242.3299
  • F 312.267.2190
mshah@hmblaw.com
Marut H. Shah

Marut is a member of HMB’s Real Estate Group and focuses his practice on the acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing of commercial real estate.

Working with commercial property owners, property management companies, investors, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants, Marut helps clients at all stages of their real estate projects, from structuring their transactions to acquiring, leasing and developing commercial property. He has considerable experience helping entrepreneurs who invest in multi-family, hospitality and self-storage facilities as well as working with restauranteurs with the buildout and leasing of their new facilities.

Prior to HMB, Marut worked as In-House Counsel at a properties management company where he was responsible for all legal, contractual and dispute matters for a real estate investment company managing $25MM in assets. He drafted lease agreements, purchase and sale contracts, commercial real estate foreclosure settlement agreements, negotiated release agreements between landlord and sellers and coordinated the refinancing of retail shopping centers.

Practical, Straight-Forward Counsel

Clients value Marut’s advisory background and his ability to provide long-term advice on their real estate investments. They rely on his candor and straight-forward business advice to complex legal issues.

Experience

  • Negotiated and closed on a $2,900,000 self-storage facility in Elgin, IL
  • Negotiated and closed on a $2,750,000.00 Hotel in Suburban Illinois
  • Successfully facilitated 1031 exchange transactions within the identification and closing period
  • Negotiated and closed on a $1,100,000.00 mixed use development in Chicago, IL

Education

University of Iowa College of Law, J.D.

DePaul University College of Commerce, Cum Laude, Double Major in Finance and Economics

Admissions

Illinois

Professional Memberships

Illinois State Bar Association

Publications

  • Federal Eviction Moratorium OverturnedMay 11, 2021

    On September 4, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) enacted a nationwide eviction moratorium that bans landlords from evicting residential tenants who are unable to pay rent (“CDC Order”).  On May 5, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the CDC Order, holding…

News

  • HMB Welcomes Marut H. ShahJune 21, 2021

    6/9/2021 Chicago, IL HMB Legal Counsel is pleased to welcome Marut H. Shah who joins the firm as an associate in the Real Estate group. Working with commercial property owners, property management companies, investors, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants, Marut helps clients at all stages of their real estate projects, from structuring their transactions to acquiring, leasing and developing commercial…

Education
  • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D.
  • DePaul University College of Commerce, Cum Laude, Double Major in Finance and Economics
Admissions
  • Illinois
500 West Madison Suite 3700
Chicago IL 60661

Phone: 312-606-3200 Fax: 312-606-3232
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