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

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

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

David’s real estate practice includes representation of developers from acquisition thru construction, sale and leasing. He has extensive experience in zoning and land use matters before many local communities in the Chicagoland area and in state courts regarding annexation, zoning, special use permits, wetlands permits, impact fees, storm water management and building permits.

On the trial side of his practíce, David has tried cases in state and federal courts regarding diverse commercial matters, ìncluding shareholder disputes, manufacturer/distributor disputes, and 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 and Commercial Loans-Buílding Lender Protections From Start to Finish, live video conferences.

David has written and lectured to professional groups regarding the New Markets Tax Credit Program, enacted as part of the Federal Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000.

He 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 law courses at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

David was a Captain in the United States Air Force and is a recipient of the Air Force Commendation Medal.
He and his wife, Lucrezia, live in Naperville, Illinois.

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