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Gregory F. Smith

Gregory Smith joined Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. in 1985 and is an owner and the managing partner of the firm. His practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate, business and corporate law. He has extensive experience in representing owners and developers in complex commercial real estate transactions involving the purchase, sale, development and leasing of all types of real estate. Mr. Smith also has considerable experience advising clients in the myriad issues concerning the purchase, sale and operation of their businesses.

He was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 1980.

He is a member of the American and Illinois State Bar Associations. Additionally, he is active in numerous civic, community and charitable organizations, boards, commissions and foundations.  He previously served on the board of the Greater LaGrange YMCA, Plan Commission (including serving three years as chairman) in the Village where he resides, Parish Council (including serving one year as president), and member of the board of directors of a financial institution (including audit and loan committee membership).

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Business Law


  • J.D., John Marshall Law School, 1980
  • B.S.B.A., Finance, Xavier University, 1977

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Over 40 Years in Practice

40 Years of Practice