top of page


We are a boutique law firm located in Chicago's Loop.  Our unique pratice area is almost exclusively devoted to Cook County real estate tax collection and enforcement litigation.

Typically, the firm’s litigation practice involves real estate tax sales and tax deed proceedings, indemnity fund actions, and tax exemption matters.  The firm also has extensive experience solving some of the more esoteric real estate tax problems that can and do arise in Cook County, Illinois.The firm’s client base includes municipalities and taxing districts, banks, mortgage and finance companies, mortgage loan servicers, title insurance companies, not for profit organizations, tax sale investors and property owners. 


Mr. Slutzky, with more than 30 years of professional experience, is the second generation attorney in his family concentrating in this field of practice.  Mr. Blumenthal joined with Mr. Slutzky in 1998, after more than 15 years of extensive litigation experience. 


Together, Slutzky and Blumenthal are available to serve the needs of clients requiring their unique combination of skills and knowledge.  Slutzky and Blumenthal have both achieved the highest possible rating by the Martindale-Hubble Law Directory.

Our focus is in the following areas:
  • Real estate tax sales

  • Tax deed proceedings

  • Indemnity fund actions

  • Tax exemption matters

We serve a diverse group of clients, including:
  • Municipalities

  • Taxing districts

  • Banks

  • Mortgage and finance companies

  • Mortgage loan servicers

  • Title insurance companies

  • Not-for-profit organizations

  • Tax sale investors

  • Property owners

bottom of page