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David J. Bryant

Chicago Office

David J. Bryant is a partner in Katten's Real Estate practice and a member of the firm's Board of Directors. He concentrates his practice on commercial real estate law with a focus on issues surrounding forming and structuring real estate investments. With more than 25 years of experience, David represents private equity and real estate funds, pension funds, high-net worth individuals, joint ventures and developers in the acquisition, sale and development of commercial buildings, including office towers, hotels, retail centers and multifamily complexes. He also has substantial experience in real estate development and finance, including mezzanine financing, joint venture and partnership formation.

David has been recognized by numerous publications as a leading lawyer in his field of practice. His clients and peers call him “knowledgeable and easy to work with” and compliment his “excellent client service,” as noted in Chambers USA

Shown below is a selection of David’s engagements.


Chambers USA - Top Ranked , 2005–2006, 2008–2015
Super Lawyers, 2006–2009, 2011–2017
Legal 500, 2011–2017
Best Lawyers in America, 2009–2018
Firm News
David J. Bryant


  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law
  • BS, University of Illinois

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


Chambers USA - Top Ranked
2005–2006, 2008–2015
Super Lawyers
2006–2009, 2011–2017
Legal 500
Best Lawyers in America
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  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Pension Real Estate Association
  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute