David R. Gray, Jr. is the owner of The Law Offices of David R. Gray, Jr., Ltd. a professional corporation and serves as General Counsel to Wheeler Financial, Inc., a privately held investment and asset management company 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 significant trial and appellate court experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a wide variety of civil lawsuits as well as representing clients in transactional matters such as commercial and residential real estate closings. David also has experience in corporate formation, 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 and 2016.
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.
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 a 2012 IICLE Real Estate Taxation program held at University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center, Emerging Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy at the Chicago bar in 2018 as well as a number of property tax seminars.
David is a former Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association’s Real Estate Taxation Committee and its Tax Sale/Tax Deed subcommittee where he has been involved in tax legislation.
He is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association (SALT), the Chicago Bar Association, American Land Title Association and The Private Directors Association.
David is a proud supporter of various non-profit charities.
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.