Michael D. Rechtin Jr. is a Real Estate partner in Seyfarth’s Chicago office. His practice has a focus on data center, headquarters, office, industrial and retail leasing. He also handles data center transactions in general, build-to-suit transactions, acquisitions, dispositions, financings, joint ventures and development.
With more than 20 years of real estate law experience, Mr. Rechtin has represented life insurance companies both locally and nationally, Fortune 500 companies, pension funds and pension fund advisors, investment advisory groups, commercial developers, real estate entrepreneurs, REITs and professional services firms.
Mr. Rechtin represents clients on all related and tangential agreements in connection with data center work, including service level agreements (SLA), tax abatement and exemption agreements, vendor agreements, indefeasible right of use (IRU) agreements, telco and fiber licenses (long haul and last mile), master service agreements (MSA), service orders, and meet-me-room-related agreements (MMR).
J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, cum laude (1992)
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1989)
American Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
North Branch Works (Secretary and Board of Directors Member)
Northwestern University Graduate School of Engineering (Adjunct Professor)