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Kevin M. Carrara

Kevin M. Carrara

Practice areas:

Commercial, Construction & Development, Arbitration, Real Estate, Transactional

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About Me

Kevin M. Carrara joined Rathje & Woodward, LLC in 2001 and concentrates his practice in three main areas: (1) real estate acquisitions, finance, leasing and development; (2) corporate counsel to a wide range of organizations and individuals engaged in local, regional, national and international business, from multi - million dollar corporations, to mid - sized, and smaller companies; and (3) commercial and construction litigation and arbitration.

In 2009 and 2010, Mr. Carrara was chosen by his peers as one of the Illinois Rising Stars in the area of Real Estate. He has represented clients in hundreds of negotiations and public hearings before governmental bodies and has served as general counsel for a variety of business entities engaged in local, regional, national, and international business markets. Mr. Carrara’s capacity to understand the long term needs of his clients makes him a highly trusted business adviser.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Transactional: 20%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Arbitration: 20%
  4. Construction & Development: 20%
  5. Commercial: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • John Richard Zemenak

    I endorse this lawyer.


    John Zemenak State, Local And Municipal Law Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Tracy Dean Kasson

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Tracy Kasson Land Use & Zoning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Rathje & Woodward, LLC

300 East Roosevelt Road Suite 300
Wheaton, IL, 60187



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200108/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Rising Stars in the area of Real EstateIllinois Rising Stars2010
Illinois Rising Stars in the area of Real EstateIllinois Rising Stars2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberRathje & Woodward, LLC2001 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Guardian Pipeline, L.L.C. v. 950.80 Acres of Land, 486 F.Supp.2d 741, N.D.Ill.,N/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Northern Illinois UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1994