Lenny  D. Asaro


Lenny is a real estate development and litigation lawyer with experience in the areas of land use and zoning, eminent domain, tax increment financing (TIF), acquisitions and dispositions, public-private partnerships, government affairs and redevelopment agreements, annexation, title disputes and real estate valuation disputes. He counsels and represents public and private clients, and has first chaired hundreds of bench trials and numerous jury trials since 1995. 


  • John Marshall Law School  (J.D., 1995)
  • Pepperdine University  (B.S., 1991)
    • Business Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • National Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Inn of Court
  • Evanston Plan Commission, past member


  • Leading Lawyer - Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law from Leading Lawyer Magazine, Real Estate, Construction & Environmental Edition (January 2018)