Eminent Domain and Condemnation
Ehren counsels property owners on all aspects of Illinois eminent domain and condemnation matters, including initial case evaluation, negotiating with condemnor state and local governments, working with appraisers, and litigating the eminent domain and condemnation matter in Illinois courts. Ehren has also counseled clients on their rights to obtain relocation assistance under various state and federal laws and regulations.
Landlord/Tenant Disputes and Forcible Entry and Detainer
Ehren represents both commercial landlords and commercial tenants on all aspects of Illinois forcible entry and detainer matters. Ehren has helped clients resolve lease disputes, file and defend against eviction and forcible entry and detainer actions, resolve utility use disputes, negotiate early lease terminations, and litigate eviction and forcible entry and detainer actions in counties throughout Northern Illinois. Ehren has also represented large, single-occupancy tenants in Class A commercial buildings with lease renewal arbitrations and repair disputes.
Other Real Estate Experience
Ehren has represented clients in a variety of other real estate related disputes, including title disputes, trespass, easement negotiations, land use, and property tax appeal and property tax exemption applications.
Ehren also represents clients in construction contract disputes, including delay claims, extension of time claims, and construction defect claims. Ehren has been a member of the Illinois State Bar Association Construction Law Council since April 2020.
Ehren also counsels clients in general commercial disputes, including breach of contract actions, non-compete agreements, and commercial fraud and commercial tort cases.
Past Life Experience
Prior to attending law school in 2010, Ehren was a theatre professional in Chicago who performed on stage and in commercials, choreographed staged violence and served in a variety of administrative roles in several local theatre companies.
When not in the office, Ehren can usually be found in his kitchen, at his grill or walking his gluten-intolerant pit bull around Chicago.