Regina S. Murillo

Associate Attorney

Regina “Gina” S. Murillo focuses her practice on commercial real estate with an emphasis on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and development. Her experience includes managing and substantively assisting with all phases of transactions from negotiation of purchase agreements to post-closing issues for retail, office, medical and industrial properties. Gina also has significant experience negotiating office, retail, industrial and residential leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants.

Gina has represented a range of clients, from large institutional investors to mid-market real estate investment and development companies, to small investors in multi-family properties. As a skilled communicator with a friendly demeanor, Gina aims to simplify complex legal issues for her clients and make transactions run as smoothly as possible, taking the stress out of even the most difficult matters. To that end, she strives to understand and achieve her client’s business goals by getting deals closed as quickly and efficiently as possible.

In prior positions, Gina was an associate at Freeborn & Peters in the firm’s Real Estate practice group and Assistant General Counsel in the Legal Real Estate and Law-Leasing groups at General Growth Properties. In her spare time, Gina enjoys going to baseball games and Latin and ballroom dancing.

Bar Admission

  • State of Illinois

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Council of Shopping Centers (ISCS)
  • Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF)

Professional Experience

  • Lawrence Kamin, LLC
    • Associate: 2016-Present
  • Freeborn & Peters LLP
    • Associate 2014-2016
  • General Growth Properties, Inc.
    • Assistant General Counsel 2012-2014

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, 2010
  • Elmhurst College, B.S. Business, summa cum laude, 2001

Large Corporate Client Completes Complex Sublease in Downtown Chicago High-Rise

Professional Practice Successfully Acquires Large Office Building in Short Sale

Bank Closes $15 million Construction Loan

Large Industrial Client Closes Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Acquisition to Accommodate Growth

Transactions

Represented private equity real estate firm in the acquisition of a controlling membership interest in a company that owned two large medical office complexes in Kentucky and Ohio.

Represented a global New York-based company in the acquisition of the retail portion of a major office building in downtown Chicago and subsequently negotiated multiple office and retail leases for space in the building.

Represented a private equity real estate fund in the subdivision and acquisition of a corporate campus owned by a multi-national telecommunications company.

Represented a large equipment distributor in the acquisition of a new industrial site in Wisconsin.

Assisted in sale of JV partnership interest in a major retail center in Las Vegas.

Assisted in multi-parcel real estate acquisitions from large retailers including Mervyn’s, Sears and Target

Leasing

Successfully negotiated:

A complex office lease on behalf of a landlord for a national technology company occupying over 70,000 square feet in a major office building in downtown Chicago.

A complex office lease with a large national insurance company at a premier Honolulu office tower.

A large package of T-Mobile leases at various shopping center properties across the U.S.

New retail leases and amendments to with retailers including Dunkin Donuts and McDonald’s.

Multiple industrial leases for a large midwestern-based HVAC equipment distributor.

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