Amy L. Kurland

Counsel, Chicago



Amy is a Counsel in the Global M&A Practice Group and a member of the Real Estate Industry Group where she concentrates her practice in the area of commercial real estate leasing. Amy has vast experience representing landlords and tenants both locally and on a national level in complex commercial lease transactions, including office, retail and industrial matters. She routinely counsels clients on landlord/tenant issues and drafts and negotiates leases and lease related documents, including work letters, assignments and subleases, estoppel certificates, subordination agreements and license agreements. During her career, Amy has spent considerable time counseling major real estate companies in connection with their nationwide office leasing programs, representing national shopping center owners in connection with leasing shopping center developments and representing tenants in a variety of lease situations.

Bars and Courts
Juris Doctor
University of Wisconsin


Bachelor of Science
University of Illinois


Experience includes:

Representation of Trojan Lithograph Corporation, a portfolio company of Mill Rock Capital, in its acquisition of Keystone Paper & Box Co., LLC, a privately held packaging and paper box manufacturer based in Connecticut.

Representation of Biosynex S.A., a French biotechnology société anonyme, on its US$17.2 million acquisition of Chembio Diagnostics, Inc., a U.S. biotechnology corporation.

Representation of Green Cross Holdings Corporation (KOSPI: 005250), the holding company for GC Group in South Korea with major operating companies across healthcare sectors, in its US$73 million pending acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of BioCentriq, Inc., a pioneering US-based contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that designs and develops scalable cell and gene technologies.

Representation of Javo Beverage Company, Inc., a leading natural extractor of clean label coffee, tea, and botanicals with a focus on beverage application, in its acquisition by Florida Food Products, LLC, one of the world's largest independent providers of natural ingredients.

Representation of ABM Industries in its acquisition of RavenVolt for an initial purchase price of US$170 million in cash at closing, plus the potential for post-closing earn-out consideration payable in cash in calendar years 2024, 2025, and 2026, if the RavenVolt business achieves certain financial metrics in calendar years 2023, 2024 and 2025.

Speaking Engagements

PLI 17th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute – Commercial Leasing Faculty Member (2015)