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Real Estate | USA

Minnesota

This section covers corporate matters related to real estate, including M&A of large real estate holding companies, complex fund and REIT transactions, private equity and public securities. These real estate lawyers are distinct from pure corporate lawyers in that they typically come from a real estate background, have an understanding of the underlying asset and do aspects of `dirt law` real estate for their clients. The structuring and transactional advice provided to REITs (real estate investment trusts) impacts on our real estate tables.

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Band 1
  1. Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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    Dorsey & Whitney LLP
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 1 | 20 Years Ranked
    Dorsey & Whitney has a strong offering in the commercial real estate arena, attracting a notable client base of blue-chip corporates headquartered in Minnesota and throughout the USA. It is recognized as a go-to practice for real estate transactions originating in the healthcare sector, among others, and noted for its expert handling of multistate financings and PPP. The firm is also sought after for its land use expertise and additionally recognized for its strength in tax credit transactions. It is highly experienced in all aspects of high-value, multiuse development projects.
  2. Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
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    Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 1 | 20 Years Ranked
    Faegre Drinker offers a preeminent real estate practice distinguished for both its deep bench of specialists and its broad coverage of development, financing, acquisitions and sales. Its clients include national and international investors, landlords, tenants and Fortune 500 companies. The firm provides counsel on the full spectrum of properties, including office, retail, industrial, mixed-use and multifamily developments, and also excels in advising clients such as hotels and sports facilities. It is additionally noted for extensive work with nonprofit organizations and its counsel on affordable housing projects, forming part of its broader PPP practice.
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Band 2
  1. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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    Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 2 | 20 Years Ranked
    Taft Stettinius & Hollister has an expert real estate group noted for its prominent commercial transactional capabilities, as well as its experience in land use matters and construction law issues. It is highly regarded for its real estate finance and lending strengths, and maintains a fine track record for its work with real estate investment funds. The firm is also recognized for its adept handling of restructuring transactions.
  2. Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 2
  3. Winthrop & Weinstine, PA
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Ballard Spahr LLP
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    Ballard Spahr LLP
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 3 | 18 Years Ranked
    Ballard Spahr possesses a strong regional and national practice that is well versed in the full spectrum of commercial real estate matters, including financing, leasing, acquisitions and development. The firm maintains particular expertise in mixed-use and affordable housing developments. It regularly advises on tax-exempt loans. It acts for a broad range of clients, including government entities and retailers.
  2. Felhaber Larson
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    Felhaber Larson
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Felhaber Larson boasts a strong real estate practice. Its attorneys are experienced in providing counsel on mixed-use projects and multifamily residential communities. They have further experience of assisting clients in complex litigation related to land use issues and acquisitions.
  3. Fox Rothschild
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    Fox Rothschild
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 3 | 20 Years Ranked
    Fox Rothschild provides expert counsel to regional and national lenders, insurance companies and institutional investors on all manner of real estate financings. It is experienced in securing finance for the development of a diverse range of properties, including healthcare facilities and offices. The firm is also regularly sought after for its counsel on airport developments. It is skilled at negotiating joint ventures and handling the sales of retail and residential properties.
  4. Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.
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    Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren is recognized for its strength in zoning and land use, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in cutting-edge projects across the region. It also undertakes a range of commercial transactions for clients, including financings, leasings, acquisitions and sales. The firm possesses a notable litigation expertise includes handling eminent domain, construction and tax disputes. It is additionally called upon for its strength in restructurings and workouts. Its client roster includes numerous hotels and residential and commercial real estate developers.
  5. Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson PA
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 3
  6. Stinson LLP
    Real Estate
    2023 | Band 3