Sara A. Cooper, Associate

Biography

Sara Cooper is a member of the firm's Real Estate Practice Group and is experienced in representing a variety of clients in real estate matters involving acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and other real estate and commercial transactions. Her practice includes

  • Representation of clients in acquisitions and dispositions of investment real estate and corporate real estate holdings. 
  • Representation of landlords in negotiation of office and retail leases. 
  • Representation of lenders in acquiring real property through deeds in lieu of foreclosure.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., with honors, 2009)
    • Dean's List. Teaching Assistant,┬áProperty
    • CALI Awards for Excellence:┬áProperty, Legal Writing III, and Trial Advocacy II
    • Judicial Extern, Honorable Allen S. Goldberg, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Law Division
    • Legal Extern, Cook County Public Defender
  • Boston College (B.A., cum laude, 2005)
    • Major: Theater Arts, French

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2011

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program (Volunteer)