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Alice Connaughton

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Practice Areas

Alice Connaughton is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Finance | Capital Markets and REIT practices. Her practice focuses on representing public and private companies, including real estate investment trusts (REITs), in a variety of corporate and securities matters, including, among other things, public and private securities offerings and tender offers. She regularly advises boards of directors, audit committees and management with respect to strategic matters and corporate governance issues. Ms. Connaughton also routinely counsels public company clients with respect to compliance with federal and state securities laws and general corporate matters. She has represented several of the leading sponsors of public, non-traded REITs in connection with more than $20 billion in public offerings.


Chambers-ranked 2014-18; Named a leading lawyer by Legal 500 for REITs. She is a frequent speaker on securities and corporate governance issues at national industry conferences.

Professional Memberships

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT); Legal and Regulatory Committee at the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives.


JD, cum laude, American University Washington College of Law (2001); BS, Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University (1998).