Edward L. Filer

Of Counsel
Chicago
30 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60602
P 312.582.1627
F 312.580.1201
P 312.582.1627 | F 312.580.1201

Overview

Mr. Filer focuses his practice on construction, real estate, and banking law and has over two decades of experience in construction law, commercial real estate, commercial banking, mergers and acquisitions, and the general representation of privately held corporations.

Mr. Filer represents material suppliers, subcontractors, contractors, construction managers, design builders, architects, owners, developers, landlords, tenants, sureties, and financial institutions in every aspect of their business. He recognizes that each of his clients has unique needs, and he uses his exceptional problem solving approach to ensure that his clients are able to achieve their goals whether that be in the board room or the courtroom.

Mr. Filer has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer, from 2012-2019, in Construction Litigation and has also been recognized as an Illinois Leading Lawyer® since 2010. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Services

Industries

Education

  1. University of Wisconsin-Madison, J.D.
  2. University of Michigan, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
  2. Wisconsin
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  4. U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Recognitions

  • Illinois Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation (2012-2019)
  • Illinois Leading Lawyer in Closely and Privately Held Business Law, and Construction Law

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Fellow, Construction Lawyer Society of America
  • Member, Diversity Law Institute
  • Member, Trial Advocacy Law Institute
  • Barrister, Order of Equitas
  • Member, Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankers Association
  • Member, Construction Financial Management Association
  • Member, Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association
  • Member, Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Member, American Subcontractors Association
  • Member, Builders Association of Greater Chicago
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association

Insights

Overview

Mr. Filer focuses his practice on construction, real estate, and banking law and has over two decades of experience in construction law, commercial real estate, commercial banking, mergers and acquisitions, and the general representation of privately held corporations.

Mr. Filer represents material suppliers, subcontractors, contractors, construction managers, design builders, architects, owners, developers, landlords, tenants, sureties, and financial institutions in every aspect of their business. He recognizes that each of his clients has unique needs, and he uses his exceptional problem solving approach to ensure that his clients are able to achieve their goals whether that be in the board room or the courtroom.

Mr. Filer has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer, from 2012-2019, in Construction Litigation and has also been recognized as an Illinois Leading Lawyer® since 2010. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Education

  1. University of Wisconsin-Madison, J.D.
  2. University of Michigan, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
  2. Wisconsin
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  4. U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Recognitions

  • Illinois Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation (2012-2019)
  • Illinois Leading Lawyer in Closely and Privately Held Business Law, and Construction Law

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Fellow, Construction Lawyer Society of America
  • Member, Diversity Law Institute
  • Member, Trial Advocacy Law Institute
  • Barrister, Order of Equitas
  • Member, Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankers Association
  • Member, Construction Financial Management Association
  • Member, Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association
  • Member, Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Member, American Subcontractors Association
  • Member, Builders Association of Greater Chicago
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association