David R. Neville - McDermott Will & Emery


David R. Neville focuses his practice on commercial real estate and real estate finance.

David represents buyers, sellers, borrowers and lenders throughout the United States in the acquisition, disposition and financing of complex commercial real estate transactions, including those in connection with private equity and M&A transactions, health care transactions, direct investing and family office transactions, and retail developments. He has extensive commercial leasing experience representing both landlords and tenants in office, health care, retail, manufacturing, warehousing and industrial leasing transactions. David also represents private client and wealth management clients in a wide range of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including strategic inter-family and estate planning transfers and gift transactions.

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  • Leading Lawyers 2015, Emerging Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers 2011, Rising Star


  • East Humboldt Park Neighborhood Association
  • Humboldt Park Advisory Counsel
  • Bucktown Community Organization, Zoning and Planning Committee, 2009-2015


University of Illinois College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2005
University of Chicago Law School, Visiting Student, 2004 to 2005
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BA, 2000