Property Tax Appeals

Serving Chicago and Cook County


Are You At Risk?

You may be paying higher taxes than other Chicago and Cook County owners.

We care about your property – and your property taxes – as much as you do.

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55 West Monroe, Suite 2445 Chicago, IL 60602

Our Legal Services

Commercial Property Tax Appeals

We can appeal your commercial property values and help keep your expenses low.

Business and Retail Property Tax Appeals

We can aggressively contest your property taxes that can affect your bottom line.

Residential Property Tax Appeals

We save homeowners thousands of dollars a year appealing their real estate assessments.

We proudly serve the Cook County area

The Law Offices of Gary H. Smith, a division of Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit, has been appealing taxes for over 30 years. We handle thousands of property tax appeals each year for business owners, commercial properties, industrial properties, condo associations, apartment building owners and single family homes.

We service customers in:

  • Chicago and Suburban Cook County
  • Northwest Cook County
  • North Cook County
  • West Cook County
  • Southwest Cook County
  • South Cook County


Turn to us for success in property tax appeals throughout Chicago and all of Cook County.

  • Private homes
  • Condos
  • Apartment buildings
  • Retail, small businesses and storefronts
  • Office buildings
  • Hotels and motels
  • Industrial property


Reassessment, renovation, conversion, demolition or transfer could make your property tax bill unpredictable. We can help you prepare for the impact of current and future property use.

  • Tax burden analysis
  • Estimating real estate taxes
  • Predicting taxes after improvements
  • Property tax bill explanation
  • Exemption analysis


We care about your property as much as you do. From the county assessor’s office to the Capitol in Springfield, we’re working for fair property tax policy and a fair assessment of your property.

  • Leader in policy development and property owner advocacy
  • Advocate for every client, every case
  • Long track record of success
  • Keeping clients on track to a favorable conclusion

Our Team Maximizes Your Property Tax Savings

Gary H. Smith

Gary H. Smith is a Chicago and Cook County real estate lawyer. He’s been a long-time champion for the accuracy, transparency and fairness in the property tax assessment process.

Anthony Lewis

Anthony Lewis is a Chicago and Cook County real estate lawyer. He concentrates in representing clients in property tax matters for all types of residential, commercial and industrial properties.