Lauren focuses her practice on a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, representing clients in single-asset and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, mortgage and mezzanine financing, joint ventures, and leasing matters. Lauren has experience with drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, loan documents, and lease agreements.
Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Lauren was a real estate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she represented clients in commercial real estate transactions and advised clients with respect to real estate aspects of complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, and restructuring matters.
Activities & Honors
- Extern, Hon. Jeffrey T. Gilbert, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (2016)
- Volunteer, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Election Protection Voter Hotline
- Symposium Editor, Journal of Law and Social Policy, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
- March 12, 2021 – Barack Ferrazzano Press Release