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Robert M. Berger

Bob was a partner at Mayer Brown for 30 years, where his practice concentrated in real estate, finance, business transactions and business organizations, and he served as

co-chair of that firm's real estate practice group. Bob retired from Mayer Brown to become Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Capri Capital Partners, LLC, an SEC­ registered institutional investment advisory and mortgage banking firm. He is now Senior Counsel at Krasnow Saunders Kaplan & Beninati LLP in Chicago. Bob has extensive experience in a wide variety of practice areas and has been lead counsel in transactions involving many billions of dollars. His clients have ranged from U.S. and foreign multi-nationals to small family-owned businesses. Bob has held leadership positions in the American Bar Association, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Chicago Bar Association and numerous other professional, civic and charitable organizations. He is the author of the 400-page "Construction Financing, Banking and Loans"  in the four-volume treatise on Construction Law published  by Matthew  Bender Co., and of numerous articles on a variety of legal subjects. Bob was adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University Law School for twelve years and adjunct professor in the Master of Laws Graduate Program in Real Estate at The John Marshall Law School, and has been a Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School since 2008. Bob was a visiting professor at The University of Budapest (Eotvos Lorand) Law Faculty in 2014, where he taught a course in American Business Law. He has spoken at many legal and business conferences and seminars. His biography is included in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in American Law and similar publications, and he is consistently included in Illinois Superlawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Leading Lawyers Network, and similar peer­ selected lists of outstanding lawyers.

Bob was the Reporter for the Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, chaired the ABA Committee on Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Organizations, and was a member of the Member's Advisory Committee for the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law of Mortgages (Third).