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S-1/A
JONES LANG LASALLE INC filed this Form S-1/A on 07/03/1997
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                                 LEGAL MATTERS
 
  The validity of the shares of Common Stock offered hereby will be passed
upon for the Company by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Illinois) and
for the Underwriters by Sidley & Austin, Chicago, Illinois. Skadden, Arps,
Slate, Meagher & Flom (Illinois) and Sidley & Austin will rely upon the
opinion of Piper & Marbury L.L.P., Baltimore, Maryland, as to certain matters
of Maryland law.
 

                                    EXPERTS
 
  The Combined Financial Statements of the Predecessor Partnerships as of
December 31, 1995 and 1996, and for each of the years in the three-year period
ended December 31, 1996 and the balance sheet of LaSalle Partners Incorporated
as of April 22, 1997 included in this Prospectus and Registration Statement
have been included herein and in the Registration Statement in reliance upon
the reports of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, independent certified public
accountants, and upon the authority of said firm as experts in accounting and
auditing.
 
  The Combined Financial Statements of Galbreath as of December 31, 1996 and
for the year then ended included in this Prospectus have been audited by
Deloitte & Touche LLP, independent auditors, as stated in their report
appearing herein, and are included in reliance upon the report of such firm
given upon their authority as experts in accounting and auditing.
 
                            ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 
  The Company has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the
"Commission") a registration statement (the "Registration Statement") under
the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, with respect to the Common Stock
offered hereby. This Prospectus, which constitutes a part of the Registration
Statement, does not contain all of the information set forth in the
Registration Statement, and the exhibits and schedules to the Registration
Statement. Statements made in this Prospectus as to the contents of any
agreement or other document referred to herein are not necessarily complete,
and reference is made to the copy of such agreement or other document filed as
an exhibit or schedule to the Registration Statement, and each such statement
shall be deemed qualified in its entirety by such reference. For further
information, reference is made to the Registration Statement and to the
exhibits and schedules filed therewith.
 
  After consummation of the Offering, the Company will be subject to the
information and reporting requirements of the Exchange Act and, in accordance
therewith will be required to file proxy statements, reports and other
information with the Commission. The Registration Statement, as well as any
such report, proxy statement and other information filed by the Company with
the Commission, may be inspected and copied at the public reference facilities
maintained by the Commission at Room 1024, Judiciary Plaza, 450 Fifth Street,
N.W., Washington, D.C. 20549, and at the regional offices of the Commission
located at 7 World Trade Center, 13th Floor, New York, New York 10048 and the
Citicorp Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois 60661.
Copies of such material can be obtained from the Public Reference Section of
the Commission at 450 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20549 at prescribed
rates. The Commission maintains a web site (http://www.sec.gov) that contains
reports, proxy and information statements and other information regarding
registrants that file electronically with the Commission. Upon listing of the
Common Stock on the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (the "NYSE"), reports, proxy
statements and other information concerning the Company may be inspected at
the offices of the NYSE, 20 Broad Street, New York, New York 10005.
 
  The Company intends to furnish to its stockholders annual reports containing
consolidated financial statements audited by an independent public accounting
firm accompanied by an opinion expressed by such independent public accounting
firm and quarterly reports for the first three quarters of each fiscal year
containing unaudited consolidated financial information in each case prepared
in accordance with GAAP.
 
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