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Rachel Katherine Robert

Rachel Katherine Robert

Practice areas:

Litigation, Government, State, Local And Municipal Law, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate

About Me

Rachel Robert brings to Day & Robert, P.C. a legal career that spans over 18 years. In 1988 she graduated with distinction from Valparaiso University in Indiana while earning a BA in International Economics and Spanish.  Rachel then graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1992, and was admitted to the Illinois bar that same year.

While working as an associate attorney at Hinshaw & Culbertson in Lisle, she focused her legal practice on employment law, medical malpractice defense and general insurance defense.  She then joined Scott Day in his private practice in 1995, and thereafter formed Day & Robert, P.C. in 1998.

For the past 15 years, Rachel’s career focus has evolved into land acquisition, drafting and acquiring conservation and other land preservation easements, and eminent domain litigation.  She has served as legal counsel on hundreds of voluntary and non-voluntary land and conservation easement acquisitions collectively involving thousands of acres of real estate throughout DuPage, Cook and the collar counties.  In doing so, Rachel has advised numerous municipalities, park districts, preservation agencies and not-for-profit entities throughout Illinois.  Over her career, Rachel has also gained extensive knowledge and experience in zoning and development matters, both at the trial court and appellate levels.

Rachel is an avid fan of the outdoors and enjoys running, hiking, doing triathlons and water skiing at her family’s Wisconsin lake cottage.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Government: 25%
  3. State, Local And Municipal Law: 20%
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 15%
  5. Real Estate: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Scott Michael Day

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Scott Day Land Use & Zoning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Christina Marguerite Morrison

    Rachel's excellent reputation in land use and eminent domain law is well deserved. I endorse Rachel for both her legal skills and for her professional yet friendly personality.

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    Christina Morrison Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Day & Robert, P.C.

300 E 5th Ave Ste 365
Naperville, IL, 60563-3194

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199208/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice-PresidentDay & Robert, P.C.1996 - Present
AssociateHinshaw & Culbertson, LLP1992 - 1995

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Forest Preserve District of DuPage CountySuccessfully barred appraisal testimony valuing the property from $19,000,000 to $20,500,000. Jury verdict of $10,725,000, only $25,000 above lowest appraisal testimony submitted by FPD and $3,775,000 less than owner's trial testimony.
Village of ItascaAssisted the Village of Itasca in the land acquisition and zoning and development approvals for the Village's new $35,000,000 state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant.
Naperville Park DistrictRepresented the Naperville Park District in its $8,229,762 acquisition of +/- 20 acres of land in Naperville for the new Nike Park Sports Complex.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DenverLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Valparaiso UniversityInternational EconomicsBA1988