Jodi L. Henninger

Jodi L. Henninger


Ms. Henninger has extensive experience representing purchasers and sellers of commercial real estate property in all types of acquisitions, sales and financing arrangements. Her commercial real estate experience includes assisting numerous clients with Section 1031 deferred tax-free exchanges of properties. She also has represented both landlords and tenants in connection with numerous office, retail and industrial leases.

Ms. Henninger represents both institutional and non-institutional lenders in complex lending transactions; including asset based loans, construction loans, franchise loans, and syndicated transactions. She is experienced in structuring, documenting, negotiating and closing both secured and unsecured loan transactions. In addition, Ms. Henninger has handled numerous workouts, forbearance agreements and loan restructuring.

Recognition, Affiliations & Memberships


  • Supreme Court of Illinois


  • B. R. Ryall YMCA, Board of Directors, Vice President, 2015- present.
  • DuPage County Bar Foundation, Board Member; 2016 – present.
  • Glen Ellyn School District 41 PTA Council, Treasurer, 2015 – present.
  • Glen Ellyn Junior Women’s Club, Member and Past President.
  • Former Glen Ellyn Economic Development Corporation Board Member.


  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) – Chicago Chapter


  • Juris Doctor, DePaul University College of Law (1995)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication, University of Illinois (1992)


  • Lorman Education Services frequent lecturer on the following programs:
    • Complete Commercial Real Estate Loan Closing Checklist Live Webinar; and
    • Updates to Illinois Commercial Title Insurance
  • Join Ms. Henninger for her next live webinar:  Updates to Illinois Commercial Title Insurance on November 9, 2017.  Click here.

Representative Transactions

  • Represented purchaser in connection with acquisition of strip mall with national tenants including assumption of a permanent non-recourse loan with existing CMBS Lender.
  • Represented client/tenant with regard to build to suit leasing of new headquarters and warehouse in a new 242,372-square-foot facility.
  • Represented Fortune 500 Company with due diligence review for national expansion project.
  • Represented private lender in connection with junior financing secured by a large regional retail shopping center.
  • Represented national lender in connection with a loan to franchise borrower secured by more than thirty (30) locations.
  • Represented national lender in connection with $75,000,000 participation loan transaction.