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Dentons

Real Estate

3 ranked lawyersBand 2MissouriUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Possesses a significant profile in the market and offers national reach and robust services from both its Kansas City and St. Louis offices. Particular prowess in handling complex real estate financing transactions on behalf of lenders and borrowers, with notable expertise in tax credit financing. Routinely advises on major real estate developments, including office, industrial, retail and hospitality projects, and also experienced with handling leasing, acquisitions and dispositions. Represents a broad client base that includes developers, hotel operators, life sciences companies and banks.

Strengths

One client says: "Dentons provides excellent service."

Work highlights

Represented VanTrust Real Estate in a range of matters, including the mixed-use redevelopment of a golf course, leasing and financing transactions and economic incentives.

Notable practitioners

Amelia Lewis is based in St. Louis and is particularly noted for her expertise in tax credit matters.
"Amelia is an excellent attorney who is great on tax credit financing." "A very strong real estate lawyer who is top-shelf for tax credit work."

David Fenley routinely advises on large-scale development projects, including those involving leisure facilities and office buildings. He is based in the firm's Kansas City office.

Julia Taylor is a Kansas City-based attorney highly regarded for her broad transactional capabilities. Her experience includes handling financing and development transactions related to multifamily and mixed-use projects.
"Julia provides excellent service and is thoughtful, practical and diligent in her representation."

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Overview

Dentons’ fully integrated US Real Estate team advises clients on the challenges and opportunities they may encounter in the current environment. With 125 Real Estate lawyers in the US and 1,400 worldwide, our global platform enhances our deep understanding of local markets and what drives our clients’ success.

Dentons is a go-to firm for real estate lender representation. We assist lenders with all types of financings including: permanent financing; construction loans; loans intended for securitization; mezzanine financing; structured financing; secured debt financing; syndications, participations and other co-lending relationships; and revolving credit loans.

Dentons also represents clients in real estate investment matters. Our work includes acquisitions and dispositions, from traditional property sales and purchases to indirect investments, complex development financing and international investments involving special purpose vehicles, joint ventures and limited partnerships.

Together with our bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice, we offer lenders, investors and creditors the full range of disciplines required to analyze, plan and implement resolution programs for problem loans and loan portfolios, and distressed preferred and pari passu equity investments.

Dentons is also home to a pioneering US real estate tax credits practice, which advises financial institutions and insurance companies investing billions of dollars annually in projects that benefit local communities.

Real Estate

Dentons

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Location

4520 Main Street

Suite 1100

Kansas City

Missouri

USA

MO 64111-7700

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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.

Missouri: Kansas City & Surrounds

Real Estate


David A Fenley
Band 3
Julia Taylor
Band 3
Missouri: St Louis & Surrounds

Real Estate


Amelia Lewis
Band 2