Laurie A. Levin

Laurie A. Levin Partner

Laurie A. Levin

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude, Law Review – Senior Articles Editor, Senior Prize for Academic Achievement)
  • The Juilliard School, M.M.
  • The Juilliard School, B.A.

Achievements

Leading Lawyers Badge
LAL 2023 Best Lawyers Badge (square)


Admitted

State of Illinois
State of New York

Laurie Levin is a founding partner and the Chair of the Banking & Corporate Finance Group. She practices in the areas of real estate and corporate transactions and secured lending. Her clients include domestic and international banks, private equity companies, developers, property managers, business owners, franchisees and high net worth individuals. She heads the Firm’s corporate finance practice, consisting of real estate, corporate and asset-based financing, construction financing, loan sales, loan workouts and foreclosures. She is also a member of the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Group. Additionally, she handles a wide variety of office, industrial and retail leasing, and represents a number of private equity investors in the acquisition and disposition of large retail chains, private placements and other investments.

Laurie is also outside general counsel to a significant real estate company and its affiliated entities, handling all internal matters for the company and family matters for its principal in addition to transaction-based matters for the company and its affiliates, including its institutional funds.

Laurie is an Executive Board Member of the Highland Park Community Foundation.

Laurie was named one of “Chicago’s Most Notable Women Lawyers 2018” by Crain’s Custom Media.

Laurie has been named a Leading Lawyer in commercial and finance real estate law, closely & privately held business law, and corporate finance law by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company since 2004. Only lawyers who are most often recommended by their peers in the statewide surveys are included in Leading Lawyers Magazine.

In addition, since 2022, Laurie has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Banking and Finance Law.