Jenner & Block

Rita L. Feikema is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

Ms. Feikema has represented landlords, tenants, buyers and sellers in a range of transactional real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions and office, ground, retail and industrial leases, and other types of occupancy agreements. In addition, Ms. Feikema has cross-disciplinary experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, debt finance, statutory risk and compliance, and cross-border transactions. She has counseled clients on the formation and dissolution of limited liability companies and corporations and corporate reorganizations, including in the context of the acquisition of a real estate investment company.

Ms. Feikema’s pro bono work centers on advising religious and arts not-for-profit organizations.

While at the University of Michigan Law School, Ms. Feikema served as a student attorney in the Community and Economic Development Clinic, where she advised small business and not-for-profit clients on tax and corporate governance matters. Ms. Feikema was a contributing editor for the Michigan Journal of Law Reform and a Campbell Moot Court Competition Quarterfinalist. She earned a B.A. with Honors from Calvin College in 2010.

Ms. Feikema is a member of the firm’s Associates Committee. She is admitted to practice in Illinois and has been recommended for admission to the Minnesota bar.