Practices & Industries


  • Illinois


Lake Forest College (B.A., 2013)

DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 2016)


Diego Ledesma is an associate in Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella’s Real Estate group. Diego earned his B.A. in Economics, with a minor in Legal Studies, from Lake Forest College in 2013. He then earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 2016.

During law school, Diego served as a Senator for the Student Bar Association and Treasurer for the Latino Law Student Association where he was an advisor for the younger Chicago Latino Community about future legal careers for Latinos. Prior to joining the firm, Diego ran his own solo practice in real estate assisting clients in the successful sale and purchase of homes throughout the Chicago-land area.


  • Represented a commercial bank in loan agreements for acquisitions of mixed-use commercial buildings; drafted loan documentation, performed title and survey review, negotiated title commitments and pro forma policies, and conducted the closing.
  • Represented a credit union in the acquisition of a student housing property; performed due diligence and drafted ancillary loan documents, UCC search and filings, and closing documents.
  • Negotiated and drafted building billboard lease.
  • Represented and assisted a healthcare/education company in connection with the sale of their company to a private equity firm.
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