Sarah Kwon

Sarah Kwon

Associate
O:
Chicago, IL
P:
312.521.2680

Overview

Sarah advises clients on the full range of real estate transactions, from acquisitions and dispositions to leasing, zoning and development matters. Her transactions involve retail and shopping center, office, multifamily, medical and mixed-use development property types. 

Real estate companies, developers and investors call on Sarah to draft, review and negotiate purchase and sale agreements, conduct title and survey reviews and prepare closing documents. She also conducts due diligence reviews and forms and organizes entities related to her real estate transactions.

Sarah advises and represents owners, landlords, property management companies and tenants in connection with commercial leases and related issues and disputes. She regularly handles leases, lease amendments, assignment and assumption agreements, termination agreements, license agreements, subleases, indemnity agreements, estoppels and subordination agreements.

Sarah also counsels clients on general business law matters, including business formation, corporate compliance and governance, and commercial transactions. She has extensive experience drafting organizational documents, including operating agreements, bylaws, partnership agreements, subscription agreements and shareholder agreements.

While in law school, Sarah served as a student clinician at Loyola University's Business Law Clinic and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Susan E. Cox of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
Illinois. 

Sarah speaks conversational Korean.

Credentials

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D., 2017, Dean's List
University of California, San Diego
B.A., 2008, Economics and Art History/Criticism

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Professional Organizations

  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI)

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

  • Chicago Bar Association

Community

Sarah is a member of the Annual Dinner Committee for the Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI). One of the most well-attended events in the Chicago legal community, the WBAI Annual Dinner draws over 800 lawyers, judges, corporate supporters, politicians and dignitaries. 

Sarah received a community service scholarship from Loyola University Chicago for her involvement in the AmeriCorps JusticeCorps program.

Insights & Events

Insights

Accolades

  • CRE Future Leaders, RE Journals, 2018