As General Counsel for Janko Group LLC, Robert Rudnik is responsible for all legal matters facing Janko Group LLC and its affiliated entities.
Robert joined Janko Group LLC after having served for almost 28 years as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of The Prime Group, Inc. (“Prime Group”), a privately held real estate investment and development company. Robert served in a similar capacity, on a part-time basis, for more than five years for Brookdale Living Communities, Inc. (“Brookdale”), a publicly traded developer, owner, operator and manager of senior independent and assisted living facilities. Robert is experienced in handling a wide range of legal and business issues faced by real estate companies in every stage of development and in both thriving and declining real estate markets.
Robert's experiences include real estate and corporate financings, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, organizational documents, contracts, securities law, employment law, and litigation monitoring. Throughout his career, Robert has provided legal counsel to directors and senior management, has managed legal staffs, and has supervised and monitored outside counsel. With Janko Group, Robert's responsibilities include the preparation and/or negotiation of real estate purchase and sale contracts, organizational documents, addressing legal matters arising from or related to real estate acquisitions and dispositions, financings and contracts, as well as corporate and organizational issues. Before joining Prime Group, Robert served as an associate with the law firm Winston & Strawn.
Robert earned a BBA in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame; a JD from the University of Florida; and an LLM degree with a specialization in tax law, also from the University of Florida. Robert is a member of the Illinois and Florida Bar Associations, and he had been certified as a public accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida. Robert has been married to Mary for close to 30 years, lives in Lake Bluff and has three daughters. He is an active member of the Notre Dame alumni community, and enjoys tennis, platform tennis and golf.