Christina T. Roupas


I partner with public companies through every step of their life cycle – from IPO to strategic acquisitions and beyond.

Christina is a founding partner of Cooley’s Chicago office and focuses her practice on general corporate and securities matters, including representing issuers and investment banks in capital markets and leveraged finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and counseling public companies regarding disclosure, corporate governance, and other securities law and compliance issues. She has experience in a variety of industries, including technology, real estate, and retail and consumer products, among others. Christina also has experience advising issuers and underwriters on corporate and securities transactions involving real estate investment trusts (REITs).

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  • DICE Therapeutics – $234.6 Million IPO 


  • William & Mary School of Law
    JD, Articles editor, William and Mary Law Review, 2008

  • The George Washington University BA, history and political science, 2005
    BA, History and Political Science

Admissions & Credentials



  • National Association of Women Lawyers

  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit)

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers: Nationwide REITs (2021)

    Law360 Capital Markets Editorial Advisory Board (2021)

    BTI Client Service All-Star Attorney (2018)

    Super Lawyers: Illinois Rising Star (2016 – present)

    The Legal 500 US: Capital Markets: Equity Offerings (2020)

    IFLR1000: Notable Practitioner, Capital Markets: Equity and M&A (2019 – 2020)