Christina K. Brunka

Christina Brunka

Christina K. Brunka represents entities and individuals in construction-related matters. Christina's focus is contract development, drafting, and negotiation, and resolving disputes before pursuing litigation or arbitration. Her background in architecture and structural engineering trained her to bring a methodical, yet creative and flexible, approach to problem solving. She also has experience with mechanic's liens, drafting and negotiating access agreements, and litigating construction disputes. Christina previously worked in-house for a prominent university, focusing on construction law.




  • J.D. University of Illinois College of Law 2011
    • Managing editor, University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology and Policy
    • Recipient, CALI Award, Real Estate Development
    • President, Real Estate Law Society
  • M. Arch. Architecture University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 2008
    • Structures Option
    • Teaching assistant, Structural Engineering
  • B.S. Architectural Studies high honors University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 2006
    • Division I Big Ten scholarship athlete, four-time school recordholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • LEED accredited professional


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2021 – 2024
    • Construction Law, including Construction Litigation



  • Adjunct professor, Construction Law and Risk Management, Department of Civil Engineering Graduate Program, Northwestern University (2020)