David M. Lavin joins Ryan Law Firm, PLLC as Partner

June 11, 2020


Ryan Law Firm, PLLC (“Ryan Law”) is proud to welcome David M. Lavin to the firm as a Partner in the Property Tax litigation practice to represent real estate clients in Illinois. He will be based in Ryan Law’s Chicago, Illinois office.

David is a trial specialist who brings twenty years of both local and national real property tax litigation experience. He received his Juris Doctorate at DePaul University College of Law and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from Illinois State University. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and formerly served as Deputy Supervisor of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Real Estate Tax Division. David was previously a partner at Schiller, Strauss, & Lavin, PC and was partner and senior counsel at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLC in Chicago. He also was a prosecutor in the Felony Trial Division and Bureau of Special Prosecutions, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

“Our property tax lawyers and staff have unmatched experience with assessment appeals throughout the state of Illinois” said Kory L. Ryan, founder and managing partner of Ryan Law. “David’s focused experience and litigation expertise will be expedient in keeping with our firm’s mission of exemplary client service.”

Ryan Law strives to maintain strong leadership and litigation skills that have made it one of the preeminent law firms in state and local tax law. In keeping with this level of service, the firm has assembled a stronger, more experienced, and diversified team of professionals whose primary focus is state and local tax management and reduction.