Christy L. Abbott practices in the areas of commercial real estate and creditors' rights. She represents lenders, developers, retailers, landlords, municipalities, nonprofits, and others in real estate sales and acquisitions, leasing, development, financing, asset sales, and various other transactional matters. Christy also has significant experience in commercial loan workouts, restructurings, liquidations, and foreclosures, particularly situations involving complex real estate components.

Practice Areas


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2009)
    • Saint Louis University Law Journal, symposium managing editor
    • Academic Excellence Award Recipient
    • Order of the Woolsack
  • Saint Louis University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2006)
    • Accounting

Legal Background

  • Corporate counsel practicum, Centene Corp. (January 2009 - May 2009)
  • Judicial intern, The Hon. E. Richard Webber, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (September 2008 - April 2009)
  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2008)
  • Summer intern, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri (2007)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis


  • Missouri Bar

Honors & Awards

  • Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars® 2022-2023