David E. McCracken III

David E. McCracken III, Partner

David E. McCracken III is a real estate tax appeal attorney. He has concentrated his practice on commercial and industrial property tax appeals in Cook County, Illinois, for more than 40 years.

He joined the firm originally known as McCracken & Walsh in 1972 which became the firm McCracken & McCracken in 1976. Prior to entering private practice, David taught at the University of Notre Dame, the University of Michigan and Loyola University College of Law.

David has earned an AV® Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a rating that indicates his peers have judged him to have the highest level of professional excellence.

Teaching Experience

  • Loyola University College of Law (1968-1972): Torts, Federal Income Tax, Federal Estate Tax, and Corporate Taxation
  • University of Michigan Law School (1967): Legal Writing and Research
  • University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business (1963-1965): Constitutional Law

Concentrating in all aspects of ad valorem real estate taxation since 1976