People: Alvin L. Kruse, Partner

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Alvin L. Kruse

Partner

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5824
Fax: (312) 460-7824
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Mr. Kruse is a partner practicing in the areas of real estate, real estate and other secured lending, bond financing and healthcare. Mr. Kruse's lending experience includes serving as counsel to institutional lenders in connection with a variety of loan transactions, including construction, permanent and mezzanine loans for real estate projects, loan participations and syndications, commercial loans and loan workouts and restructurings. Mr. Kruse represents owners and developers of real estate projects in connection with structuring project ownership, purchase and sale transactions, development and financing. Mr. Kruse serves as underwriter’s counsel, credit enhancer’s counsel and bond counsel in bond financing transactions. His health care experience includes counseling hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians and other health care providers in connection with legal health care issues.

Mr. Kruse is a partner practicing in the areas of real estate, real estate and other secured lending, bond financing and healthcare. Mr. Kruse's lending experience includes serving as counsel to institutional lenders in connection with a variety of loan transactions, including construction, permanent and mezzanine loans for real estate projects, loan participations and syndications, commercial loans and loan workouts and restructurings. Mr. Kruse represents owners and developers of real estate projects in connection with structuring project ownership, purchase and sale transactions, development and financing. Mr. Kruse serves as underwriter’s counsel, credit enhancer’s counsel and bond counsel in bond financing transactions. His health care experience includes counseling hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians and other health care providers in connection with legal health care issues.

Education

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law (1968)
    cum laude
    Order of the Coif
    Board of Editors, Northwestern University Law Review
  • B.A., Northwestern University (1965)
    with distinction
    Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Business Law and Real Estate and Probate Law Committees)
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Association of Hospital Attorneys
  • Illinois Association of Hospital Attorneys
  • Urban Land Institute
  • International Council of Shopping Centers

Recognitions

  • Illinois Super Lawyer (2005-2008)
  • Leading Lawyer


The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no certificate, award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois.