Golan & Christie Attorneys at Law

Margaret A. Christie

Margaret A. Christie

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Areas of Practice

Commercial Real Estate
Corporate Law and Governance


Representation of entrepreneurial, family-owned and middle market businesses

Areas of concentration:

  • Commercial real estate (all aspects, including development, leasing, construction, finance, acquisition, disposition, deal structuring)
  • General corporate law
  • Businesses with environmental operations and challenges



J.D. from Northwestern University, 1978
Law Review, Executive Editor 1977-1978; Member 1976-1978
B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University, 1975
Economics, summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa; Mortar Board

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1978

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois

Professional Affiliations

Margaret is a member of several legal and real estate organizations, including:

American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Commercial Real Estate Women

Career Highlights

Margaret Christie has been a partner at Golan & Christie since 1995. She spent a number of years working in large law firms with national practices (Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw (Associate); DLA Piper (Partner)) before setting up her own practice in 1987.

“Helping clients achieve their goals while providing a high level of personal service and care is at the heart of our work.”