Kirkland & Ellis LLP

William A Levy

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Bill has spent over 30 years representing a wide range of clients on real estate transactions, restructurings and corporate reorganizations. He has advised clients on real estate fund formation, public and private limited partnerships, REITs and other real estate operating companies. Bill has represented REITs and other real estate operating companies in their formation, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, financings, complex joint ventures, and in-bound and out-bound investments. He is widely recognized as one of the national leaders with respect to investing in opportunity zones where he represents fund sponsors on fund formation, opportunity zones on their investments and in connection with opportunity zone driven joint ventures. Bill’s practice also encompasses restructurings, with specific expertise in real estate, energy restructurings and large scale project finance.


University of Chicago Law School, J.D.; Associate Editor, University of Chicago Law Review; University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude.