Keli L. Knight, Founding Partner
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Corporate Formation and Counseling
Real Estate Transactions
Trademark and Copyright Registration
Ms. Knight has experience in multi-unit residential and commercial real estate transactions, including handling matters pertaining to the acquisition, conveyance, financing, development, and leasing of residential and commercial properties.
Additionally, Ms. Knight has experience in eviction actions; contract drafting and negotiation, collections, and corporate services for start-up companies and established businesses that include entity formation; operating, shareholder, and employment agreement preparation; confidentiality, non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreement drafting, general corporate counseling, copyright and trademark registration and other related transactional matters.
Ms. Knight also has extensive familiarity representing clients in their real estate tax valuation appeals; challenging their property’s market value and assessments before the Cook County Assessor, the Cook County Board of Review, other Assessors and Boards of Review throughout Illinois, and the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board. She began her legal career as a hearing officer/attorney for one of three Commissioners at The Cook County Board of Review, hearing complaints and making recommendations for property tax reductions and exemptions for residential, commercial, and government-owned properties.
After her time at The Board of Review, Ms. Knight worked as an associate attorney in a private real estate law firm. There, Ms. Knight represented clients in matters related to the acquiring, financing, developing, constructing, leasing and selling of commercial and residential property.
J.D., DePaul University College of Law
B.A., Psychology, Lewis University
Cook County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education seminar relating
to ad valorem tax practice in Cook County
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Black Women Lawyers’ Association
National Association of Professional Women