Rebecca M. Shanaman focuses her practice on real estate and business matters. She is the Chair of CGA’s Real Estate Practice Group. Rebecca joined CGA Law Firm in early 2016, bringing over a decade of experience in real estate and business law from her practice in Chicago, Illinois.
Rebecca is experienced in negotiating and closing sophisticated business and commercial real estate acquisitions and sales. She is skilled at negotiating and drafting highly specified contracts, including commercial purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, asset purchase agreements, solar leases, and multi-member operating agreements. Rebecca has significant experience in all aspects of real estate transactions, including completing comprehensive due diligence investigations and complicated title and survey reviews.
Rebecca represents a variety of real estate owners, from landlords in Chicago high rises to farmers leasing to solar companies. Rebecca has also represented and counseled multiple businesses and business owners in sales, acquisitions, corporate governance, and restructuring. She is skilled in advising clients regarding the legal implications of transactions and strategizing with them on an expansive range of real estate and business issues.
Rebecca received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from LaSalle University. She is a graduate of York Catholic High School. Rebecca currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Braided River Collective, the York County Bar Foundation and the Margaret E. Moul Foundation; she is the former Chair of Creative York. Rebecca lives in York with her husband and their two children.
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- Braided River Collective, Board of Directors
- Margaret E. Moul Foundation, Board of Directors
- York County Bar Foundation, Board of Directors
- Downtown Rotary, Member
- Creative York, Board of Directors (Past Chair)
- J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law – 2004
- B.A., LaSalle University – 1999
- York County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association