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Practice Areas

Administrative Law


Eminent Domain / Condemnation


Municipal Law

Real Estate Transactions & Finance

Zoning, Development, and Land Use



University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D.

Emory University, B.A.





U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Ms. Conway concentrates her practice in the areas of general litigation, eminent domain, real estate transactions and in a broad range of insolvency-related matters, including cases under Chapters 7 and 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in a range of industries, such as retail and hospitality, healthcare, and education.


Representative Matters


  • Served as Special Assistant Attorney General representing the Illinois Tollway for I-294 Expansion Project in eminent domain matters.

  • Counsel retailers and landlords in bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

  • Counsel and defend creditors in adversary proceedings, preference litigation, claim protection and post-petition activities.

  • Counsel debtors in bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

  • Represented national clients on numerous issues relating to the licensing and regulatory compliance involved in the sale of alcohol, tobacco, foo pharmaceuticals and more.


Honors and Awards


  • American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI’s) Diversity and Inclusion Working Group (DWG) 2022-2023 Mentee


Professional Activities


  • Treasurer, Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.

  • American Bar Association

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)


Christian Conway

Office: (312) 641-7144  Fax: (312) 628-7089

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