Klafter and Burke, led by Edward M. Burke, provides a variety of legal services, with a focus on Ad Valorem Taxation. The firm has been involved in a number of significant legal challenges which have shaped real estate law in Illinois.

Klafter and Burke has an impressive record of assisting clients obtain fair and equitable assessments. The firm represents clients throughout the Chicago area, including Cook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties. Our knowledgeable attorneys contest assessments in the offices of these respective county assessors, before boards of tax review and, when appropriate, in the trial and appellate courts.

Fifty years of experience combined with a small attorney-to-client ratio, allow our attorneys to provide each client with expertise and an exceptional level of individualized attention. Generally, Klafter and Burke represents larger industrial and commercial properties including office complexes, shopping centers, hotels, warehouses, manufacturing plants, parking garages and banks.