Timothy J. Patenode is the head of Katten's Chicago Real Estate Litigation practice and serves as Deputy General Counsel to the firm’s Chicago office. Tim is an accomplished commercial litigator with a concentration on significant and complex real estate disputes.
Tim’s lender practice focuses on debt and collateral recovery. His developer practice centers on construction defects, delays and payments as well as zoning issues. His experience spans multiple business cycles. He represents major real estate investment trusts, national and regional banks and high-profile insurance companies in matters throughout the United States. In the 2008–2009 real estate recession, he handled, or provided counsel on, nearly 100 foreclosures, debt recoveries and lender liability claims involving billions of dollars in loans for projects, including major condominium developments in Florida, Nevada, Washington, D.C., and Chicago; raw land in Maryland, Virginia, Michigan and Arizona; golf courses in Florida and Ohio; and hotels in Hawaii.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Timothy J. Patenode