Kimberly J. Sharon
As general counsel of Magellan Development Group, LLC, Kimberly J. Sharon is responsible for managing, directing and advising the company on a broad range of legal issues related to land acquisition, financing, property development, leasing and construction, as well legal matters related to the daily operations of the company. Sharon supervises the legal staff and oversees the negotiation of condominium contracts and closings for each unit in the Lakeshore East development.
Prior to joining Magellan, Sharon was an associate with the prominent law firm of Altheimer & Gray. Her practice focused on commercial and mixed-use real estate projects, including acquisitions and dispositions, commercial leasing and financing. While at Altheimer, Sharon represented several major retailers in bankruptcies, including Montgomery Ward and Service Merchandise, as well as the seller in the disposition of a 336-unit luxury apartment community.
Sharon received her Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her JD (Magna Cum Laude) from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.