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Richard F Klawiter

Chicago, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
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Richard Klawiter is noted for his extensive experience in areas such as land use and zoning, public-private matters, and municipal financing.
"He is one of the leaders; a smart, thoughtful and good lawyer."
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Real Estate; Public Finance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Real Estate Development and Planning; Finance

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Rich Klawiter is Co-Vice Chair of DLA Piper's US Real Estate practice. He is a real estate development and finance lawyer with particular experience in the areas of land use and zoning, municipal finance (including tax increment and other public sector financing), landmarks and historic preservation matters and other public-private financing transactions.

Rich also has extensive experience in domestic and international infrastructure financings and alternative energy development and finance.

Rich's practice focuses on representing developers and municipalities in annexation, zoning and public sector related matters for complex commercial, retail, residential, hotel and office developments. He also concentrates on public-private development transactions, including the establishment of industrial, commercial, retail and residential tax increment financing projects; the creation of special assessment and service areas; and the structuring of sales tax sharing agreements, property tax abatements and government grants. Rich has secured more than US$2.5 billion in economic incentives for his clients.

Rich is a member of DLA Piper's North American Pro Bono Committee.

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J.D., Stanford Law School 1990; M.A., Harvard University 1987; B.A., St. Olaf College 1985

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Richard F Klawiter

DLA Piper LLP (US)

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444 W. Lake Street

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