Michelle L. Feola Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago and Fort Dearborn Land Title Company as Vice President and General Counsel

1641508429CHICAGO, IL USA – Diane Glass, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago, is pleased to announce that Michelle L. Feola has joined the firm as Vice President and General Counsel for both BHHS Chicago and its affiliated title company, Fort Dearborn Title. Feola will oversee all legal matters, regulatory issues, compliance and leasing as well as advise the firm’s Leadership Team.

“I have enjoyed working with Michelle as our outside counsel through Fuchs & Roselli for many years, so it is my distinct pleasure to welcome her inside to our Leadership Team,” said Glass. “Michelle’s knowledge of our company and the real estate landscape, both from local and national perspectives, is impressive. Our long relationship and extensive experience with her made her the perfect choice for us.”

Feola said, “After years representing BHHS Chicago as their outside counsel, it is an honor to be joining their team. I respect Diane and the firm’s leadership and share their values, so for me, this is a truly wonderful opportunity.”1641508446

At Fuchs & Roselli, Feola handled a wide range of complex commercial litigation with a primary focus on all aspects of real estate litigation, including commission disputes, pre-closing representations, licensing and compliance with federal and state regulations, appearing before the IDFPR, IDHR and the City’s Commission on Human Relations. In addition, she handled matters ranging from business torts to shareholder and partnership disputes. She is experienced in contract review, condominium law, mechanics liens, construction defects, fraud, breach of contract, landlord and tenant litigation and municipal law. Prior to joining Fuchs & Roselli, Feola served as an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney. She graduated from Fordham University in 2000 where she earned a B.A. in English and from Temple University in 2003 where she earned a J.D. Feola is a member of the Bar in both Illinois and Pennsylvania, is a member of the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois and has appeared before the Illinois Appellate Court, First District.  She is an active member of both the Illinois State and Cook County Bar Associations. 

In her free time, Feola loves spending time with her family and reading anything other than legal documents.

Michelle Feola can be reached by E-mail at mfeola@bhhschicago.com.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago is a full-service real estate firm with more than 1,400 real estate professionals and staff in 25 offices serving customers throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, the North Shore, West and Southwest communities, Southern Wisconsin, Northwest Indiana and Harbor Country, Michigan. Recognized as a Top Workplace in Chicago, their local roots are complemented by the extensive global reach of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, one of the nation’s leading real estate brands. Clients can experience all-inclusive homeownership services from their affiliated companies: Prosperity Home Mortgage, Fort Dearborn Title, and HomeServices Insurance. Visit BHHSChicago.com.