Ted Novak is one of the country's most highly regarded real estate and land use attorneys. 

With more than 35 years of experience, Ted has been instrumental in the acquisition, disposition, condemnation, rezoning and development of all types of property. He has had extensive experience with administrative, legislative and judicial processes. Ted has extensive litigation experience in trial courts and has argued before the Illinois Supreme and Appellate Courts on numerous occasions. He has handled some of the most significant and controversial real estate and land use projects in the Midwest.

Theodore's client list is extensive and includes the largest stock exchange listed companies as well as individual property owners and developers.

For 25 years, Ted has been involved in DLA Piper's Management and Policy Committees.