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Mark Rosenbaum is a principal at Fischel Kahn where he represents condominium and common interest community (townhome) associations.

As an authority on condo law in Chicago, he advises associations on all legal issues relating to association living, from formation to day-to-day operational issues.  He has represented associations for more than 30 years.

Mark also has extensive experience representing banks that loan money to associations for repairs and other association needs.

During his career, he has shaped multiple pieces of state legislation related to the Condominium Property Act and the Common Interest Community Association Act, and he is regularly quoted in the media on association issues.

He also practices general real estate and corporate law.

Professional Honors

Mark has been named a 2017 Leading Lawyer in Real Estate Law: Associations & Condominiums, and was profiled in the January 2018 Edition of the Leading Lawyers Magazine.


  • Chicago Bar Association, Subcommittee on Condominium Law
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • “Germaneness Is Being Ignored in Recent Association Forcible Cases” which appeared in the June, 2016 issue (vol. 61, no. 12) of the newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Section on Real Estate Law.
  • “Contracts 201: Notes on Some Recurring Contract Issues,” which appeared in the Spring 1999 issue (Vol. 4, No. 2) of Common Interest, the magazine of the Illinois Chapter of CAI.
  • “Liability of Condo Associations for Damages Caused by Failure of the Common Elements” which appeared in the CAI (Community Associations Institute) of Illinois March 22, 2017 Legal Update Blog.