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David P. Kaminski

David P. Kaminski, Esq.
Of Counsel

David P. Kaminski is a corporate, transactional and commercial real estate attorney with over twenty years of experience facilitating and overseeing the successful completion of a wide range of transactions requiring specialized skills including : corporate finance, secured lending, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development and acquisition, real estate debt and equity financing, mezzanine debt and preferred equity fundraising, private equity and venture capital, subordinated and junior debt, bond financing, regulatory compliance, and general corporate and real estate matters.

David’s specialized expertise allows him to structure practical solutions to complex legal challenges. David’s past experience includes serving as a Partner of a national law firm where he represented and advised real estate, corporate and finance clients on business transactions ranging from real estate development projects and renewable energy projects to corporate finance and creative investment strategies. David gained invaluable experience and contacts while working at the following national/inter-national law firms: Vedder Price, P.C.; Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP; and, Mayer Brown LLP. David has also spent approximately three years as the General Counsel of a Chicago-based boutique investment firm.

David earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in entrepreneurship (including intense course work in finance, real estate, and strategic development), and has extensive experience in both corporate settings and start-up ventures.

David is a former member of the board of directors, as well as Program Committee Chairman, of The DePaul Institute for Business and Professional Ethics. He also served as the Secretary of the Pro Bono Committee of a national law firm and has contributed thousands of hours of legal time performing volunteer legal work for nonprofit charitable organizations and disadvantaged persons.

David received his undergraduate degree with high distinction from the University of Illinois (Champaign/Urbana), and earned both a J.D. and an M.B.A. from DePaul University. David also holds an Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker License and is a published author and speaker on legal corporate and finance topics.

Bar Admission:
o Illinois Bar
o US District Court, Northern District of Illinois

o DePaul University, JD, MBA
o University of Illinois, BA