Katie Jahnke Dale concentrates her practice in the areas of land use and zoning, public-private financing, public incentives, community and economic development, as well as general real estate.

Katie's practice involves representing developers, purchasers, sellers and owners of institutional, residential and commercial property in securing development and zoning approvals, negotiating and implementing public-private development and financing arrangements and public incentives, performing general and zoning due diligence, and negotiating and closing real estate acquisitions and dispositions.

Katie has played a leading role in obtaining zoning and public financing approvals in several of Chicago's largest developments in recent years. In addition, she has led teams to secure zoning and Class L approvals for many of the significant projects in Chicago's Fulton Market District, one of the hottest neighborhoods for development in the United States.

Katie serves as a member of DLA Piper's North American Pro Bono Committee and an associate delegate on the firm's Policy Committee.