David E. Zajicek

David E. Zajicek

Banking and Finance, Banking and Finance Transactions, Business Counseling and Governance, Business Financing, Business Services, Buying and Selling Businesses, Commercial, Contract Services, Entity Planning and Formation, Litigation and Troubled Assets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate, Residential, Taxation

(630) 221-1755 | dzajicek@huckbouma.com


  • Northwestern University
    School of Law, J.D.
  • Bradley University,
    B.S., with honors


  • Illinois
  • Federal Trial Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U. S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

David Zajicek is a highly experienced attorney whose practice includes corporate and real estate transactions, as well as related lítigation. He represents companíes in sales of businesses; mergers and acquísitions; leveraged buyouts; executive compensation matters; employment law; shareholder disputes, and business succession planning.

As part of his corporate practice, Mr. Zajicek represents major lending institutions as well as borrowers ín all types of private and public financíng arrangements, including aircraft financing, federal and state New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing and Tax Incremental (TIF) financing, and workout negotiation and litigation.

Mr. Zajícek’s real estate practice includes the representation of developers from acquisition through construction, sale and leasing. He also has extensive experience in zoning and land use matters before more than 30 local communities in the Chicagoland area and in state courts regarding annexation, zoning, special use permits, wetlands permits, impact fees, storm water management disputes and building permit disputes.

On the trial side of his practíce, Mr. Zajicek has tried cases in both state and federal courts, regarding commercial matters, ìncluding shareholder disputes, manufacturer/distributor (and franchisor/franchisee) disputes, as well as real estate matters of all types.

Honors & Awards
Named as a “Super Lawyer” in inaugural issue of lllinois Super Lawyer magazine, where selected by peers in area of closely and privately held Business Law.

Member of the Leading Lawyers Network, where selected by peers in the area of Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law.

Holds the AV@ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability

Documenting Unusual Real Estate Loans, Commercial Loans-Buílding Lender Protections From Start to Finish Seminar, live video conference, October 2012.

Mr. Zajicek has written and lectured to professional groups on the topic of the Federal New Markets Tax Credit Program, which was enacted as part of the Federal Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000.

Mr. Zajicek has also been a guest lecturer on zoning and land use law conferences sponsored by the lnternational Conference
of Shopping Centers, and has taught real estate courses at
Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Mr. Zajícek was a Captain in the United States Air Force and
is the recipient of the Air Force Commendation Medal.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.