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Brett E. Vasicek



130 E. Randolph St.
Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60601
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Fax: 313.309.6984
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan, 2014
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2011
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Brett E. Vasicek


Brett E. Vasicek is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group of Clark Hill’s Chicago office where he concentrates his practice in representing and advising clients in commercial real estate and secured lending transactions.

Brett represents real estate developers and both buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions of commercial property and mixed-use developments, as well as landlords and tenants in the negotiation and documentation of commercial leases. Additionally, he often represents banks and private lenders in acquisition and construction financing, and is developing his banking practice in the specialized area of hotel-franchise lending. Brett is further developing his practice in the area of tax credit financing, such as Historic and New Markets Tax Credits, with experience in representing lenders, investors and developers.

Brett graduated magna cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where he attended as a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. Brett received several awards and honors in law school, such as becoming a member of the National Order of Barristers and being inducted into the Frank Murphy Honor Society (top 10 percent of graduating class).

Brett’s experience further includes serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Kathleen A. Feeney of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court (Kent County) Family Division, and working in UDM Law’s Veterans Appellate Clinic where he represented indigent clients appeal the denial of their claims for veterans disability benefits to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) in Washington D.C.

Prior to attending law school, Brett received Bachelor of Arts degrees in history and political science from the University of Michigan. In his spare time, Brett enjoys playing hockey, skiing and snowboarding, camping, and following politics. 

American Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church – Pastoral Council