Kristy Bourgeois

Shareholder in St. Louis, MO

Kristy Bourgeois is a shareholder in the firm’s Business practice group. She joined Sandberg Phoenix in September 2009 after working as a summer associate in 2008.

Working primarily in the commercial real estate market, Kristy assists with national clients on all aspects of real estate transactions, including development, acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing.  Many of these transactions involve creative paths to investment and financing, including utilizing various incentives such as tax credit and tax increment financing structures, pairing with public facility corporations and housing finance corporations, and the investment in opportunity zones.

In addition to real estate, Kristy has extensive experience creating and representing various investment funds, minority-owned, women-owned, and disadvantaged business enterprises, and companies in their general day-to-day matters.

Kristy’s broad knowledge of complex real estate and business law helps her anticipate potential issues even her clients may miss, allowing her to strategize for and overcome legal issues before they occur. Thriving under pressure, Kristy assists clients with short deadlines and crises, applying her careful attention to detail and creativity to solve problems effectively and efficiently.

Kristy has also served as the head of the Corporate Industry Team since 2018 and serves as the Co-Chairperson for the firm's Associate Mentoring Committee.

Outside of the office,  Kristy is constantly looking for new restaurants to try on a night out with her friends and enjoys the fine cuisine found throughout St. Louis. Kristy is also an excellent cook, often cooking unique dinners for her friends and family. Kristy’s keen taste for BBQ has earned her a certification as an authorized BBQ judge.


Corporate Transactions Corporate Formation, Governance & Advice General Business Law Mergers & Acquisitions


Entrepreneurs, Closely Held & Family Owned Business Real Estate Minority & Women-Owned Businesses Construction & Development