Theodore J. Novak is a Senior Partner in the 2,800 attorney international law firm of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary. He is a senior member of the firm's Real Estate Department and a member of the firm's governing Policy Committee where he has been a member for the last 20 years. Mr. Novak is the practice group chair of the firm's national Zoning, Land Use and Condemnation practice.
With more than 35 years experience, Mr. Novak has been instrumental in the acquisition, condemnation, rezoning and development of all types of property including residential, industrial commercial and office. Mr. Novak has had extensive experience with administrative, legislative and judicial processes. Within his area of concentration, he has extensive litigation experience in the trial courts and has argued before the Illinois Supreme and Appellate Courts on numerous occasions. Mr. Novak is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers
Mr. Novak's client list is extensive and includes the largest stock exchange listed companies as well as individual property owners and developers.