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Michael D. Rothstein

Michael D. Rothstein



  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Lending
  • Leasing & Property Management
  • Real Estate Development

WSG Practice Industries


Illinois, U.S.A.

Michael D. Rothstein is a Member practicing in the real estate department focusing on acquisitions, dispositions, finance and restructurings. Mr. Rothstein’s acquisition and disposition experience includes serving as counsel to buyers and sellers of multi-family, office, retail and industrial properties throughout the country. His real estate finance practice consists of representing institutional lenders in connection with complex loan transactions including permanent, construction and mezzanine loans, syndications, participations and bond related credit enhancement transactions. In addition, Mr. Rothstein has developed an expertise with respect to the financing of student housing facilities as he has represented lenders in financing the construction of over a billion dollars of such projects throughout the country. Mr. Rothstein also represents institutional lenders along with special servicers in loan workouts and restructurings.
Mr. Rothstein also represents developers in all aspects of acquisition, development, financing and management of their properties including structuring and negotiating joint venture and partnership agreements. 

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1997


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, J.D., magna cum laude University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.B.A. University of Florida, B.S.B.A.
  • with high honors
Areas of Practice

Commercial Lending | Leasing & Property Management | Real Estate | Real Estate Development | Real Estate Finance | Real Estate Workouts

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    Chicago Mortgage Attorneys Association
    Namaste Charter School

New ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards to Take Effect in February 2021
Dykema, January 2021

Effective February 23, 2021, the 2016 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys are being replaced with the new 2021 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys (“2021 Standards”). The 2021 Standards include a variety of changes which seek to further limit surveyor’s liability and provide better clarity...

No Standing to Sue for Past Due Rents
Dykema, September 2018

In a decision earler this year,1002 E. 87th St. LLC v. Midway Broad. Corp., an Illinois Appellate Court upheld a lower court’s decision holding that a landlord has no standing to sue a tenant for past due rent accruing before the landlord purchased the property...

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