Alexis Kessler

Associate, Chicago



Alexis Kessler is an associate in the Global M&A Practice Group and a member of the Real Estate Industry Group, based in the Chicago office. Alexis has experience drafting and negotiating loan agreements and related security and ancillary documents in connection with the financing of various commercial real estate transactions. She has represented buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate, and real estate joint ventures.

Bars and Courts
Illinois State Bar
DePaul University

College of Law

Master of Accountancy
University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison


Alexis's representative experience prior to joining the Firm include the representation of:

A buyer in connection with an approximately US$425 million acquisition of an office building in Boston including the related loan assumption.

A borrower in connection with a US$215 million mortgage and US$95 million mezzanine loan for an office building in downtown Chicago.

A seller in connection with the US$145 million sale of a hotel in Beaver Creek, Colorado and US$140 million sale of a hotel in Scottsdale.

A seller in connection with the US$225 million sale of a mixed-use project in Chicago.

A lender in connection with various financing transactions.


Leasing to a Foreign Entity Requires Special Attention, Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy, September 2016