CHICAGO—Scott Toban has been named partner at SNR Denton, joining the firm’s Chicago office in its real estate practice. Toban was most recently principal and general counsel of the Real Estate Institute, an education provider for the real estate brokerage and mortgage brokerage industry.

Toban is currently a member of the Illinois Real Estate Administration and Disciplinary Board overseeing real estate brokerage and licensing. He was appointed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in 2010.

With more than 17 years of combined experience as a commercial real estate and finance lawyer, Toban has provided an array of services to clients, including advising on transactions, regulatory issues and compliance matters, mergers and acquisitions, policies and operations.