STANLEY B. STALLWORTH is a partner in the Chicago office and a member of its Real Estate practice. He joined the firm in 1990. Mr. Stallworth has represented property owners, developers, real estate investors, lenders, and hotel owners, managers and operators in many different types of commercial real estate matters, including: the acquisition and disposition of various types of real properties (including office buildings, hotels, malls, vacant properties, farms, and mining facilities); the development of real estate and the construction of several types of buildings and structures (including office buildings, hotels, call centers and cellular telephone antennae sites); the acquisition, construction and permanent financing of projects (including conventional mortgage loans and mezzanine loans); the negotiation of leases (representing both landlords and tenants); the negotiation of hotel management agreements and other hotel-related documents; the formation of joint ventures and limited liability companies; the structuring of sale-leaseback transactions; and the restructuring of debt.
Within the firm, Mr. Stallworth is the firmwide Co-chairman of the firm’s Diversity Committee, the committee that is responsible for implementing the firm’s policies and initiatives relating to diversity and inclusion; and he is a member of the firm’s Diversity Task Force, a special focus group appointed by the firm’s Management Committee in 2009. He is also a member of the Recruitment Committee, and he actively associates with the Summer Associate Program Committee. He is an active mentor to younger lawyers within the firm and to younger lawyers of racially diverse backgrounds in the City of Chicago. Currently, he is the firm’s Leadership Council member for Chicago United and was the firm’s 2001 Fellow to Leadership Greater Chicago.
Mr. Stallworth is an avid patron of the arts. He recently was selected as one of the top leaders among graduates of the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Legal Educational Opportunity Fellowship Program.