Robert T. Buday

Robert Buday has extensive experience in a range of complex real estate transactions. He routinely represents clients in all aspects of acquisitions, dispositions, development projects, joint ventures and financings. His practice includes the transfer and recapitalization of operating companies as well as asset level transactions. He has significant experience representing clients in structuring, negotiating and forming joint ventures, partnerships and other investment vehicles.  

Mr. Buday has also represented foreign and domestic investors in connection with various infrastructure investments throughout the US. He has extensive real estate restructuring experience that includes both bankruptcy and out of court restructurings. He has sold and restructured thousands of properties through various proceedings, including 363 sales, loan modifications, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and lease rejections/assumptions.

His clients consist of publicly traded and privately held, domestic and foreign real estate operating companies, developers, REITs, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors.

Chambers USA consistently ranks Mr. Buday as a leading attorney in the Real Estate industry, noting he is "versatile, thoughtful and tireless." He is also recognized by The Legal 500 US as a leading lawyer in Real Estate and hailed as “masterful in joint venture analysis and negotiations.”

Mr. Buday is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, the American Bar Association and Illinois Bar Association.