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Julie Ehrlich

Julie Ehrlich


Julie Ehrlich has broad based real estate experience representing owners of hotels, retail properties, office buildings, multi-family apartment communities, industrial facilities and vacant land in all aspects of acquisition, development, ownership, financing, leasing and disposition of individual assets and large multi-jurisdictional asset portfolios. She has represented real estate private equity funds and investment banks in the formation of joint ventures for the acquisition, development, management and disposition of domestic and international real estate assets, including the structuring, negotiation and documentation of the primary and ancillary documents associated with the formation and operation of the joint ventures. In addition, Julie has represented one of the nation's largest utility companies in the acquisition, disposition, leasing and management of its real estate portfolio.

Julie also has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in all aspects of retail, office, restaurant and hotel leasing. Throughout her career, Julie has drafted and negotiated leases for medical office buildings, industrial properties, stand-alone retail and multi-tenant shopping centers, new construction multi-tenanted office buildings and in connection with the leasing of land, parking lots, warehouses, agricultural land and rights of way.

Areas of FocusReal Estate
Bar admissionsIllinois


Julie has represented landlords in the drafting and negotiation of leases, lease renewals, lease amendments and lease terminations. Sample engagements include:

  • An industrial building portfolio of eighteen buildings in the Chicago metropolitan area
  • A Class A office building located in the Chicago loop that contains over 800,000 square feet of space
  • The lease of retail space in a downtown San Francisco office building
  • A newly developed multi-use suburban development
  • Medical office leasing for an owner of over 11 million square feet of space across the United States

Julie has represented tenants in the negotiation of leases, lease renewals, lease amendments and lease terminations. Sample engagements include:

  • A publicly traded retail tenant that leases stand alone, in-line and shopping center spaces
  • Medical office tenants in suburban office buildings in various office markets
  • A publicly traded company that leases office space in Class A office buildings in various United States cities
  • Various industrial users in major metropolitan area warehouse and distribution facilities
  • J.D., Wayne State University Law School 1989

    magna cum laude
    Order of the Coif
    Note and Comment Editor, Wayne Law Review

  • A.B., University of Michigan 1986