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Matthew A. Flamm 

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Biography

Matthew A. Flamm is a manager of Flamm & Teibloom LLC. He graduated from Northwestern University and from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal and graduated magna cum laude. He is a past Chair of the Real Estate Taxation Committee and a member of the Election Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and is a member of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Matt has spoken at seminars regarding real estate tax sales and tax deed proceedings, Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, and using Individual Retirement Account (IRA) funds to invest in real estate. He is a former Associate Editor of the State and Local Taxation Council newsletter for the Illinois State Bar Association and a former member of the Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Chicago Council of Lawyers. Matt has been appointed by state and federal courts to be a receiver and special bankruptcy counsel. Matt has helped many charitable, educational, and religious organizations obtain exemption from Illinois real estate taxes. He has worked as an election protection attorney in several states and has litigated election law cases, and he has run for judge. His practice is concentrated in the organization and representation of businesses and not-for-profit entities; business and real estate transactions and litigation; election law; and real estate taxation, exemption, and tax sale matters.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Law
  • State and Local Tax Law
  • Election Law

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1978
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1978

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, 1978 to Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 1978 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Manager/Attorney

Classes & Seminars

  • Seminars on real estate taxation, Chicago Bar Association
  • Seminars on tax-deferred exchanges

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Committee Chair, Chicago Bar Association
  • Numerous Pro Bono Election Law Cases

Past Positions

  • Sonnenschein Carlin Nath & Rosenthal, Associate, 1978 to 1983
  • Flamm Teibloom Stanko & McCarthy Ltd., Partner, 1989 to 2018

Languages

  • English