REITs

 
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Aidan F. Browne Partner (617) 338-2996 vCard
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Michael W. Fenn Counsel (617) 338-2494 vCard
Lindsey A. Getz Partner (617) 338-2480 vCard
Nancy S. Grodberg Partner (617) 338-2434 vCard
David A. Guadagnoli Partner (617) 338-2938 vCard
Brian E. Hammell Associate (617) 338-2462 vCard
William C. Hanson Associate (617) 338-2983 vCard
Warren M. Heilbronner Partner (617) 338-2946 vCard
David H. Kaplan Of Counsel (617) 338-2856 vCard
Eric D. Lemont Partner (617) 338-2410 vCard
Max M. Levine Associate (617) 338-2418 vCard
Louis A. Monti Partner (617) 338-2476 vCard
Jeffrey B. Morlend Associate (617) 338-2818 vCard
Alexander A. Notopoulos Jr. Partner (617) 338-2810 vCard
Ameek Ashok Ponda Partner (617) 338-2443 vCard
Avinash R. Rao Associate (617) 338-2451 vCard
John M. Steiner Partner (617) 338-2902 vCard
Adam N. Weisenberg Partner (617) 338-2479 vCard
Elizabeth S. Wigon Counsel (617) 338-2984 vCard
Richard Zelinka Counsel (617) 338-2491 vCard

Sullivan & Worcester is nationally recognized for representing some of the nation's largest public and private REITs. Our lawyers have experience providing counsel across an array of real estate sectors, including office buildings; industrial properties; senior living facilities; hotels and travel centers; retail properties; antenna towers; data centers; business storage facilities; timberlands; vineyards and other agricultural properties; solar, wind and power infrastructure; transmission and distribution lines; mortgage REITs; and foreign real estate.

Legal 500 (U.S.) recognized Sullivan & Worcester as REIT Practice Group of the Year in 2015 and The American Lawyer has consistently ranked Sullivan & Worcester among the top law firms in the nation in representation of public REITs based upon number of REIT offerings as well as total REIT equity and debt funds raised.

Sullivan & Worcester has successfully guided its clients in a wide range of REIT transactions, including REIT formations and conversions, preferred and common equity offerings, secured and unsecured financings, senior, subordinated and convertible debt offerings, real estate acquisitions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, SEC disclosure, tax compliance, UpREITs, DownREITs, and sale-leaseback transactions. We offer a multi-disciplinary approach in providing comprehensive counsel in these areas, including advice on tax law, securities compliance, governance, environmental issues, and workouts.

Recent Articles

Ameek Ponda Tax Forum Presentation on REITs (PDF)
Non-Customary Services Furnished By Taxable REIT Subsidiaries (PDF)
How Much Gain Would a REIT Defer if a REIT Could Defer Gain? (PDF)
Key REIT Conversion Considerations (PDF)
REIT Conversion Work Streams (PDF)

Sullivan & Worcester is a leading advisor to globally focused REITs. We have successfully provided counsel to incorporate and rationalize worldwide operations and assets of our REIT clients as part of their REIT conversions and M&A activities.

U.S. REITs Investing Globally (PDF)

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