W. Christopher Beck

Associate Counsel


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 2008), with honors
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A., 2001)

Related Services

Chris is a member of firm’s Real Estate Tax practice group. Prior to entering private practice, he worked for the Cook County Board of Review, a quasi-judicial tax tribunal, where he adjudicated complex commercial and industrial tax assessment appeals and represented his employer in front of the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board. As a former Certified Illinois Assessing Officer who represented the Cook County Board of Review, he has negotiated a number multiyear settlements with taxpayers and interveners, including numerous school districts.

He also provides assessment review and representation in ad valorem assessment disputes nationwide. In this capacity, he represents clients through all levels of the tax appeal process and assists clients with their preparation and applications for a variety of property tax incentive and exemption programs.

  • The Best Lawyers in America, recommended in “Real Estate Law” since 2023

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois