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Becky Bair Hurley

Senior Land Use Advisor

Becky brings a unique set of experiences in and around land use planning to Lakota, where she provides strategic analysis in planning and community engagement. She has over 30 years of experience in land use and real estate law, and has represented institutions and developers in significant multi-million dollar developments in both downtown Chicago and in the suburbs. Becky’s work is guided by her belief that community thrives in well-designed places. Her extensive experience in community engagement and negotiations gives her a distinct skillset that helps clients and stakeholders work collaboratively to create these special types of places.

Becky holds a Bachelor of Art International Relations/Political Science from Colgate University and a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law. She was twice elected to public office, served for over 10 years on a plan commission, and led several governmental and charitable organizations through contentious public processes.