Alexandra R. "Alex" Cole

Alexandra R. "Alex" Cole

Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2006

Chicago, Illinois

Practice Areas

Construction Law

Real Estate Law

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Alex Cole focuses her real estate practice in the areas of real estate transactions and development, hospitality, international real estate, project finance and construction law. She is routinely involved in large real estate acquisitions (hotel, office and retail) and represents all the various parties in the construction and development process. Some of Alex's past projects include: Park Hyatt Australia, purchase and disposition of The Carlyle in transaction including sale of Rosewood Hotels and Resorts and four other hotels, Fairmont Hotel and Canadian Pacific Hotel merger, numerous buildings in Illinois Center, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, The Harold Washington Library, California Plaza in Los Angeles, McCormick Place Expansion and Hotel, Underwater World at Pier 39, Warsaw Financial Center, and the construction and renovation of numerous plants, industrial complexes, hotels, shopping centers and other commercial projects in the United States and Europe.

  • 110 North Wacker Drive, 34th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606
  • German
  • DePauw University, BA
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Chicago Bar Association - Member
  • Hospitality Industry Bar Association - Member
  • Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys - Steering Committee Member

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

270 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

286 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Construction Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Construction Law, Chicago (2021)
  • Construction Law, Chicago (2018)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law
Special Focus:
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Commercial Development
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • Contractors
  • Design
  • International
  • Real Estate
  • Received "Women in Real Estate 2010 Career Achievement Award," presented by the Illinois Real Estate Journal
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed as an Illinois Super Lawyer as published by Law & Politics, 2005 - present
  • Listed in the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's Leading Lawyers Network as Illinois Leading Lawyer
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as “America's Leading Lawyers,” in Construction, 2005 - present; Real Estate, 2013 - present; Leisure & Hospitality, 2013 - present
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Member
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law

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