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Meghan L Murphy Associate
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mmurphy@hmblaw.com
Meghan L Murphy

Meghan is a member of HMB’s Real Estate Group. She focuses her practice on all aspects of commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions and leasing transactions.

Representing a range of clients including commercial property owners, developers, landlords and tenants, Meghan has a broad perspective on the real estate industry.

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Prior to joining HMB, Meghan worked on corporate and real estate matters with a focus on industrial property and development. She also interned for in-house counsel for a national general contractor and for Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke.

Responsive & Focused Communication
Clients appreciate Meghan’s ability to quickly and plainly communicate solutions to intricate legal problems by anticipating their questions before they are asked.

Education

University of Miami, Bachelor of Arts English Literature, 2015, All-ACC Academic Athlete

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, 2018

Admissions

Illinois

Publications

  • Chicago City Council Passes New COVID-19 Residential Eviction "Moratorium" OrdinanceJune 23, 2020

    On June 17, 2020, the Chicago City Council passed the “COVID-19 Eviction Protection Ordinance” (Ordinance O2020-3501), enacting a provisional moratorium on evictions based upon the failure to pay rent if the tenant has suffered any loss, reduction or delay in receipt of income or employment attributable to COVID-19 (a “COVID-19 Impact”).  Under the terms of the moratorium, a landlord pursuing…

  • Restrictions on Commercial EvictionsMay 5, 2020

    Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Executive Order 2020-30 issued on April 23, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic offers relief to commercial tenants throughout the state by placing restrictions on evictions of commercial tenants. Following in the footsteps of New York and California, Gov. Pritzker banned state agencies from enforcing evictions of all non-residential premises unless “the tenant has been…

  • IRS Grants Extensions for Like-Kind (Section 1031) ExchangesApril 13, 2020

    In Treasury Department Notice2020-23 (released April 9, 2020) and Internal Revenue Service update to Notice2020-18, the IRS provided additional relief for taxpayers amid the COVID-19 crisis by extending key deadlines for Like-Kind (Section 1031) Exchanges.  Specifically, the Notices extended some of the due dates related to the identification and final exchange periods.  These time periods are generally 45 days and 180…

Education
  • University of Miami, Bachelor of Arts English Literature, 2015, All-ACC Academic Athlete
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, 2018
Admissions
  • Illinois
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Chicago IL 60661

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