Brendan R. Appel

Mr. Appel has practiced law at some of Chicago’s top law firms, including Katten Muchin Rosenman, concentrating in property law since 2000. He concentrates in both residential and commercial real estate transactions, drafting all types of contracts (including installment contracts, lending and leasing documents, asset purchase agreements, sale contracts and more), and real estate litigation. He has been admitted in Cook County litigation as an expert witness in real estate litigation, and has also served as Vice President and General Counsel to a local title company.

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Bill Cadigan

Bill Cadigan has worked for decades on Chicago’s North Shore as a taxpayer advocate and government reformer. Prior to his legal career, Cadigan served as an aide to former U.S. Rep. John Porter. In this role, Bill served as a liaison to local communities on flood control and shoreline erosion matters. Before entering private practice, Bill served as an Assistant State’s Attorney and in-house counsel for Metra, the commuter rail agency for northeastern Illinois.

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