Practices

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2003

Education

University of Wisconsin (B.A., cum laude, 1998)

University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2003)

Externship: Judge Holly Clemons, Champaign Sixth Judicial Circuit, 2002

  • Articles Editor of the Elder Law Journal
  • Awarded the Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Publications

Profile

Rebecca Huston is of counsel and a member of Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella's Real Estate group. She concentrates her practice in commercial real estate representing landlords and tenants in retail, industrial, and commercial leasing matters.  She has experience negotiating the acquisition, financing, and sale of retail and commercial properties as well as the drafting and interpretation of commercial leases and licenses.  Rebecca has advised clients on the Property Tax Code and specifically the charitable and school tax exemptions.  Rebecca started as a summer associate at Burke, Warren in 2002.

Experience

  • Represented not-for-profit landlord in drafting and negotiating multiple leases, licenses, and amendments
  • Assisted and advised clients on the Property Tax Code and the entities covered under the charitable and school tax exemptions
  • Drafted and negotiated various leases and amendments for restaurants and other tenants for a shopping center developer

Honors & Awards

  • Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Wisconsin (1998)
  • J.D., cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law (2003)
  • Articles Editor for the Elder Law Journal at the University of Illinois College of Law (2002–2003)
  • Awarded the Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Publications from the University of Illinois (2003)
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Professional/Community

  • Extern for the Honorable Holly Clemons, Champaign, Illinois, Sixth Judicial Circuit in 2002
  • PTA membership chair for Willard Elementary School
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