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J Gerard Cummins

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Gerard Cummins is esteemed for his skill in securities offerings and corporate matters, representing REITs and lending institutions.
"He is very well liked by investment banks and he's a go-to for underwriter's counsel. He's an excellent lawyer and I think highly of him."
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JERRY CUMMINS’ practice focuses on securities offerings, corporate matters and funds, with an emphasis on real estate-related transactions, primarily REITs and real estate funds. He is a co-chair of the Investment Funds group in the New York office, which spans REITs, funds, investment advisers and derivatives. He serves as a chair of the firm’s REIT industry team and regularly represents both issuers and underwriters in a variety of public and private debt and equity transactions by REITs, including initial public offerings. Jerry has worked extensively on real estate and other funds, and represents fund managers in fund formation as well as institutional investors in their investments into private funds. Jerry has experience in counseling public companies regarding general corporate and securities laws matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, corporate governance matters, filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and stock exchange matters. He has worked extensively with equity and mortgage REITs, as well as issuers in a range of other industries. Jerry has completed several complex real estate portfolio transactions involving the issuance of operating partnership units in UPREITs and DownREITs.

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Member, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and the SEC subcommittee of NAREIT’s Government Relations Committee

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J Gerard Cummins

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