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

Ms. Feikema advises clients leasing, acquiring and financing commercial real estate. She has represented landlords and tenants, buyers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, and joint venturers in a range of transactional real estate matters, including office, ground, retail and industrial leases, other types of occupancy agreements and construction contracts.  In addition, Ms. Feikema has prior 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.

While at the University of Michigan Law School, Ms. Feikema was a contributing editor for the Michigan Journal of Law Reform.  She 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, and continues to concentrate her pro bono practice on advising religious and arts not-for-profit organizations.  She earned a BA with honors from Calvin College in 2010.