Rebecca Lederhausen Kanter

Rebecca Lederhausen Kanter

Chicago, IL


Rebecca drafts and reviews agreements, contracts, leases and other documents, and counsels clients on a range of corporate and real estate matters. In the litigation context, Rebecca has written motions for state and federal courts in areas such as marital dissolution and mortgage foreclosure. She has also conducted in-depth research in tax, corporate, real estate and estate planning law, as well as issues surrounding corruption, fraud and human trafficking.

Before attending law school, Rebecca gained experience as a culture and ethics strategist for businesses. She developed and advised clients on effective ways to design, implement and manage ethics and compliance programs in an increasingly complex regulatory environment.



DePaul University College of Law
J.D., 2016
Northwestern University
B.A., 2011

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court

Professional Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Decalogue Society of Lawyers
  • American Bar Association


Rebecca is actively involved in the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago/Jewish United Fund (JUF) and is a member of JUF’s Young Lawyers Group. She also serves on the Associate Board of CJE SeniorLife. Additionally, Rebecca is a volunteer for Lawyers in the Classroom, a program that teaches Chicago public school students about the U.S. Constitution and the American legal system.

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