David R. Gray, Jr. is the owner of Gray Law Offices, a professional corporation, and serves as General Counsel to Wheeler Financial, Inc., and American Tax Lien, LLC, privately-held investment and asset management companies in Chicago. David concentrates his legal practice in the areas of real estate, real estate taxation, civil litigation, and appeals and is admitted to practice in the state courts of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
David has thousands of hours of courtroom experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a wide variety of civil lawsuits. David has experience in all stages of litigation from complaints, to hearings, trials, and appeals. David also has experience in corporate formation, commercial financing, and management of distressed assets.
David co-authored two chapters of REAL ESTATE TAXATION; Chapter 10 – Tax Bills and Payments; Tax Sales and Redemptions; Miscellaneous Collection and Enforcement Matters and Chapter 11 – A Guide to Tax Deed and Indemnity Fund Proceedings published by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education in 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2020.
David authored chapter 14 of REAL ESTATE LITIGATION, Litigation Relating to Real Estate Installment Contracts published by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education in 2016 and 2020.
David authored two chapters in CAUSES OF ACTION: TORT ACTIONS, Chapter 17 Negligence: Professional Real Estate Malpractice and Chapter 18 Negligence: Professional Appraiser Malpractice published by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education in 2019.
David has spoken at a number of legal education seminars including an IICLE Real Estate Taxation program held at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center, a Chicago Bar Association seminar entitled Emerging Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy, as well as a number of real estate tax seminars at the Chicago Bar over the years.
David is a former Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association’s Real Estate Taxation Committee where he has been involved in tax legislation and has worked collaboratively with the judiciary and political leaders to effectively and fairly address issues affecting the tax sale and tax deed process.
David is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association (SALT), the Chicago Bar Association, American Land Title Association, and The Private Directors Association among others.
David is a proud supporter of various non-profit charities both financially and through pro bono work.
If you need help, please do not hesitate to contact us now. David has significant trial and appellate court experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in litigation as well as representing clients in transactional matters such as commercial and residential real estate closings.