David C. Kluever
Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1983
John Marshall Law School, L.L.M. in Taxation, 1987
DePauw University, B.A., 1980
Assignments and Subleases
Barry H. Kahan and David C. Kluever
Illinois Institute for Continnuing Legal Education, 1992
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including the federal trial bar
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
American Bar Association
Mr. Kluever is a Partner specializing in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, secured financing and related litigation. He represents commercial banks and institutional lenders in connection with all manner of actions to satisfy indebtedness including mortgage foreclosures, UCC remedies, replevin actions, suits on notes and guarantees and related bankruptcy matters. In addition Mr. Kluever represents residential mortgage lenders, loan servicers and outsourcers in connection with residential mortgage foreclosures and related bankruptcy proceedings, eviction and code violation proceedings. He has successfully defended lenders and servicers in connection with TILA, HOEPA, Reg Z, FDCPA and other contested claims and litigation.
Mr. Kluever also handles real estate related commercial litigation including lease and contract disputes, mechanics lien and construction disputes, and the representation of title insurance companies in insurance claim and defense work concerning both real estate and secured lending transactions.
Mr. Kluever represents clients in both the trial courts and appellate courts. He has prevailed in appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Illinois Supreme Court and the First, Second, Third and Fifth Districts of the Illinois Appellate Court.
Mr. Kluever’s transactional clients include commercial real estate developers; developers of single family subdivisions, condominium and mixed use developments, low income tax credit and senior citizen multifamily housing developments; property management companies; condominium and homeowner’s associations; corporation, individual entrepreneurs and business owners; and accountants. It is noteworthy that a number of other attorneys practicing in Illinois hire Mr. Kluever to represent them in connection with their personal legal needs including both litigation and transactional matters
Following graduation from law school, Mr. Kluever was an Assistant State’s Attorney under Richard M. Daley in Cook County, Illinois for four years from 1983 through 1986. During this time he tried hundreds of misdemeanor and felony cases throughout the Cook County criminal justice system and handled over 25 appeals in the First District Appellate Court and the Illinois Supreme Court.