Blerta concentrates her practice in commercial real estate. She assists clients with drafting and negotiating deal documents and other agreements, performing due diligence, and facilitating smooth closings.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Blerta was an associate attorney in the real estate practice of a full-service law firm in Chicago. She previously worked as in-house counsel for a Fortune 50 insurance and financial services company and for the U.S. real estate investment advisory division of a multinational asset management company. While pursuing her law degree, Blerta assisted a professor with research for the publication of a law textbook on international finance and development. She also gained experience as a summer associate with a large law firm in Des Moines, Iowa, and served as a law clerk at the American Bar Association in Washington D.C.