Leading Real Estate, Land Use and Zoning Team Joins Schuyler, Roche & Crisham

John "Jack" George and Colleagues Move from Daley & George

CHICAGO, IL – December 4, 2012 – Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, P.C. ( this week welcomed one of the Chicago area's most highly respected real estate, land use and zoning legal teams to its ranks with the addition of John J. "Jack" George (shareholder), Chris A. Leach (partner) and Kathleen A. Duncan (Associate), all formerly of Daley & George.

"I've always had great respect for the quality of people at Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, many of whom I've known personally and worked with over the years," said George. "Their ethical standards and knowledge of the law are exceptional, and the business group's expertise in employment and tax law and commercial litigation in particular is a perfect complement to our practice. Chris, Kate and I have been together a long time, and I'm confident we've found a great new home at Schuyler Roche."

Few if any major commercial developments in the Chicago area over the last two decades have taken place without Jack George's legal involvement. The former Assistant Attorney General and Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago has established a reputation over the course of his 40-year legal career for his work ethic and case preparation, as well as a unique ability to successfully find common ground in the goals of the developer and the concerns of the community.

"Jack George is among the most highly regarded real estate attorneys in the Chicago market," said Tom Crisham, a shareholder and president of Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, P.C. "Over the past 12 months, we've continued a pattern of strategic growth by bringing on well-established lawyers in their respective fields. Jack George and his team will help us raise the bar even further as a midsize firm with great depth in the practice of business and real estate law."

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