Margaret A. Christie

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

Margaret A. Christie
Partner

EXPERTISE

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
  • Family Office

COURT ADMISSIONS

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

CREDENTIALS

Martindale-HubbellSuper LawyersLeading Lawyers

EDUCATION

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

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Advisory Board Member John Marshall Real Estate Center
Executive Board Member Cures Within Reach

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

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

Margaret is listed in the Top 10 Women Transactional Lawyers in Illinois, and the Top 100 Women Lawyers in Illinois in the March 2015 edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine.