John G. Caruso is a partner in the Real Estate Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. John represents and counsels clients in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, including financings/commercial lending, acquisitions, dispositions, synthetic lease and sale-leaseback transactions, commercial leases, rights-of-way and easement agreements and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions. John actively represents clients in structuring joint ventures for the acquisition and/or development of assisted care/nursing home, office, retail, hotel and multi-family properties. 



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1992Illinois


  • DePaul University College of LawJ.D.1992

    American Jurisprudence Award in Illinois Civil Procedure

    American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law

    Intramural Moot Court Society

  • University of Texas at AustinB.A., History1988
    Dean's List