Practices & Industries

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, Corporate and Health Care groups. Ms. Huston’s commercial real estate practice concentrates on 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. Ms. Huston has advised clients on the Property Tax Code and specifically the charitable and school tax exemptions. Her corporate practice includes counseling companies in a wide variety of business matters, including advising clients on commercial transactions, corporate governance matters, and disclosure issues. Ms. Huston also has experience drafting and negotiating clinical trial agreements and other health care service agreements and providing guidance on various health care regulatory matters.

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
330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60611-3607
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