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Greenberg Traurig, PA

Real Estate

5 ranked lawyersBand 2IllinoisUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Excellent real estate practice that acts for the full spectrum of parties to property transactions, such as REITs, lenders and private equity investment funds. Experienced in dealing with the acquisition, development and management of all property types, including residential, office and retail properties. Further highlighted for its handling of sophisticated joint venture and loan transactions.

Strengths

One client says: "They are very attentive, thorough and responsive. They're able to get the job done efficiently and work through issues creatively"

Another notes that "experience and responsiveness are their strengths."

A source reports: "They are a great team who are very thoughtful and responsive."

Work highlights

Advised Mars Wrigley on the $74 million sale and partial leaseback of Goose Island Office Building.

Notable practitioners

Corey Light is highly regarded for representing clients in real estate sales and acquisitions, as well as regularly working on financings. He also represents major retail developers in large retail bankruptcies and in acquisitions and dispositions.

Meredith Katz is a commercial real estate practitioner with a broad-based transactional practice.
"She is easy to work with, an incredibly competent attorney."

Michael Baum has built an impressive practice that sees him advising on financings and joint venture structuring.
"Michael Baum is not only a fantastic, practical lawyer, but an invaluable adviser."

Michael Fishman works with financial institutions and investors on real estate fund formation and financing transactions.
"He is practical, gets deals done and is very much a strong person and a commercial thinker."

Milos Markovic practices on real estate transactions with a focus on industrial real estate. Advises on acquisitions, dispositions and developments as well as joint ventures and the formation and implementation of funds.
"He has become a trusted adviser, and indispensable to our business. His sage advice has helped us in immeasurable ways."

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Overview

Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and a recognized leader in the industry. More than 400 real estate attorneys from around the world serve clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. Property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, operators, joint ventures, sovereign wealth funds, international developers, and private owners look to us for diversified and broad legal services. We apply our skills to the full cycle of a real estate deal, providing a holistic approach for our clients. We handle property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. We advise on a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity, structured debt, and hybrid structures. We have a skilled hospitality legal team, including attorneys who have pioneered major developments within the industry.


Real Estate

Greenberg Traurig, PA

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Location

77 West Wacker Drive

Suite 3100

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60601

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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.

Illinois

Real Estate


Corey E Light
Band 3
Meredith Katz
Up and Coming
Michael J Baum
Band 3
Michael T Fishman
Band 3
Milos Markovic
Band 3