Attorneys

Robert Reda is a principal at R&D and managing director of the business, real estate, litigation, and estate planning teams. Robert represents the interests of the business community.  His advice covers most aspects of business endeavors, including corporate and real estate law. He has worked with clients as large as Citibank, N.A. and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority, and as small as his grandfather’s retail store. Robert has published and spoken at seminars about various legal topics, including expert witnesses and cross examinations.  Robert received his certificate in Trial Advocacy Skills and Deposition Skills from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School and B.A. from Drake University.

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Evan Sauer is a principal at R&D and director of the real estate and business teams.  Evan’s clients include small to large domestic and foreign businesses, real estate developers and investors, REITs, and lenders. Evan represents clients in complex real estate and business transactions with an emphasis on acquisitions and dispositions of office, retail, industrial, hotel, and multi-unit apartment buildings throughout the United States.  Evan also counsels corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships, and other legal entities on business formation and ongoing matters involved with running a successful company.  Evan has been recognized since 2015 as an Illinois Super Lawyer, Rising Star limited to 2.5% of Illinois lawyers. Evan received an LL.M. in commercial real estate law at The John Marshall Law School with Honors.

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Shorge Sato is an attorney at R&D and director of the litigation team.  Shorge represents domestic and foreign businesses and individuals in complex business and real estate litigation matters. Prior to joining R&D, Shorge was a litigation attorney with Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim, Ltd. and Jenner & Block. Shorge has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer, Rising Star limited to 2.5% of Illinois lawyers.Shorge has written and contributed to various publications and articles regarding a wide range of litigation practices and topics. Shorge received his J.D. from New York University School of Law.

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Kristina McClure is an attorney at R&D and member of the litigation team. Kristina’s clients include small to large domestic and foreign businesses, real estate developers and investors, and individuals. Kristina provides firm, reasoned representation with an emphasis in business, construction, real estate, and landlord/tenant litigation. Kristina also represents clients in breach of contract, employment disputes, business torts, and trade name and service mark infringement matters.  Kristina received a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School where she was a member of the Moot Court Honors Program.

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Christopher Norback  is an attorney at R&D and member of the real estate, business, and estate planning teams.  Chris' clients include foreign and domestic businesses and individuals. Chris represents clients in a wide range of commercial and residential real estate deals and estate planning and business succession matters.  Chris has over 15 years of legal practice in the Chicago area and brings his broad experiences in law to his personalized representation of clients.  Chris is adept at recognizing risks inherent in complex transactions and provides clients creative solutions to address those risks and turn them into opportunities.  Chris received his LL.M. in Commercial Real Estate Law at The John Marshall Law School.

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Sam David is an attorney at R&D and member of the business, real estate, and estate planning teams.  Sam concentrates his practice in the areas of business transactions, real estate transactions, estate planning, probate, trust administration, and environmental law. Sam counsels corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships in business formation and continues to work alongside the company to ensure its continued best business practices. Sam also  represents fiduciaries in estate and trust administration matters. Sam has worked as an Illinois Assistant Attorney General as well as a staff attorney for the Illinois Speaker of the House. Sam earned his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.

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