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Kristen M. Boike



University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
Harvard College, A.B.
  • magna cum laude

Prior Employment

  • Jenner & Block, Partner

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Kristen Boike focuses her practice on advising clients on a wide array of transactional real estate matters, including joint ventures, real estate finance, development, senior housing, commercial leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, mixed-use developments, sale leaseback transactions, and corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Kristen also has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in office, retail, data center, warehouse and industrial leases. She counsels both publicly held and private companies, as well as universities, in connection with their institutional real estate matters. Additionally, she has been a member of numerous multidisciplinary firm teams representing key clients in a variety of transactions.


  • Near North Unity Program, Advisory Board
  • Stanton Park Advisory Council
  • Skinner North Elementary, Basketball Coach
  • AYSO Soccer Coach


  • Leading Lawyers Network
    • Emerging Lawyers, Real Estate Law: Commercial, 2015-2020
    • Emerging Lawyers, Real Estate Law: Finance, 2015-2020
  • Real Estate Forum’s 50 under 40, 2019
  • Illinois Real Estate Journal
    • Women in Commercial Real Estate, 2015,2016-2018
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
    • Illinois Rising Star, Real Estate, 2016