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Susan L. Ruddy Associate

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2014

Tufts University, B.A., 2009


Susan L. Ruddy is an associate in the Chicago office of Dykema. Ms. Ruddy focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions including real estate lending, leasing, acquisitions and dispositions. She represents institutional lenders in lending transactions, including construction loans and term loans. In addition to commercial lending, Ms. Ruddy has handled transactions involving office, retail and industrial lease transactions for landlords and tenants. Specifically, her experience includes:

  • Represented institutional lending institutions in connection with term loans, construction loans (syndicated and non-syndicated) and loan modifications ranging from approximately $2 million to $50 million.
  • Represented owners, including institutional owners, in connection with both acquisitions and dispositions of properties located in Illinois and Michigan.
  • Represented landlords, including institutional owners, in lease negotiations for industrial spaces throughout the country ranging from approximately 5,000 to 400,000 square feet.
  • Represented landlords, institutional owners and tenants in lease negotiations for office space, including satellite and primary office locations throughout the country.

Memberships & Involvement

Chicago Bar Association

Korean American Bar Association