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Kirstyn Wildey
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EMAIL kwildey@mcdonaldhopkins.com

PHONE 216.348.5420

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Experience

Kirstyn is an associate in the business department with a Real Estate and Commercial Finance practice focus.  Her practice includes borrower and lender-side representation on a variety of business matters. Kirstyn’s specialties include community development and project financing, representing investors, lenders and developers using historic preservation tax credits, renewable energy tax credits, and new markets tax credits. She is also active in the firm’s solar energy development service.

Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Kirstyn was an officer with InSite Capital, a subsidiary of Chemical Financial Corporation, where she was responsible for asset management and financial analysis of the company’s community development tax credit and loan portfolio. Kirstyn earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and a B.B.A., magna cum laude, in Human Resource Management and Marketing from Grand Valley State University. She is licensed to practice law in Michigan and Ohio.

Credentials

Admissions - Court

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Admissions - State

  • Michigan
  • Ohio

Education

  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
  • Grand Valley State University

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership Achievement Award, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
  • Award of Excellence for Young Leadership in Financial Services, Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence
  • Distinguished Student Award, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
  • Outstanding Adult Learner Award, Grand Rapids Area Higher Education Network

Professional Membership

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc. of Cleveland (CREW)
  • Urban Land Institute

Public Service and Volunteerism

  • Women's Leadership Initiative Committee of the Urban Land Institute  
  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Alumni Association, Board Member
  • Grand Valley State University Alumni Association, Board Member
  • Career Transitions Center of West Michigan, Career Coach and Workshop Volunteer
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