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Arent Fox LLP

Real Estate

6 ranked lawyersBand 1District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Comprehensive real estate team encompassing acquisitions, development, leasing and other aspects of portfolio management for national real estate owners and operators. Also offers services in tax-exempt bond financing and new market credits. Acts for leading lenders, developers, borrowers and investors and possesses a fine reputation for its work in the senior living, and leisure and hospitality arenas.

Strengths

A client says: "It is a fantastic firm, full of smart individuals."

Another states: "The firm provides a top-tier service - they are knowledgeable, strategic, and efficient."

Work highlights

Acted for Cherner Development on the acquisition and replacement financing of a 289-unit multifamily apartment complex.

Notable practitioners

David Martin represents lender and investor clients who benefit from his longstanding experience handling complex real estate transactions.
"He's incredibly responsive, highly knowledgeable, accessible and great at resolving issues."

Kenneth Jacob 's real estate practice regularly sees him represent clients active in the senior living and retail sectors on debt financing and transactional matters.
"He's a wonderful attorney and counselor, who is always available."

Kimberly Wachen is frequently called upon to represent clients from the hospitality and senior living sectors in a range of real estate matters.

Mark Katz notably represents developer clients in an array of real estate transactions across the country. His practice encompasses property and land acquisition, joint ventures and financing.

Richard Newman 's respected practice primarily focuses on complex real estate financing matters. He offers noted strength in representing nonprofit clients.
"He has been extremely important to the success of our real estate acquisitions over a number of years."

Thomas Castiello is the firm's real estate practice leader. He represents developers and investor clients in a range of real estate transactions, and offers noted expertise acting for DC charter schools.
"A polished, business-minded attorney."

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Overview

Arent Fox provides full-service legal counsel to businesses in a wide range of industries. We are recognized nationally for its work representing capital investors, developers, owners, lenders, and REITs in real estate finance, joint venture, leasing, development and acquisition and disposition matters on both an individual asset and portfolio basis, in virtually all asset classes. We combine legal skill with business acumen to tailor a transaction to each client’s specific needs.

Real Estate

Arent Fox LLP

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Location

1717 K Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20036-5342

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

District of Columbia

Real Estate


David M. Martin
Band 3
Kenneth Jacob
Band 4
Kimberly Wachen
Band 3
Mark M Katz
Band 4
Richard Newman
Band 2
Thomas Castiello
Band 3