Real Estate

With a global team of real estate lawyers, Latham & Watkins is one of the few law firms capable of transatlantic deal-making.

Why Latham

Local Resources. Global Reach.

Recognizing that real estate issues often require local resources and expertise in many other areas of the law, Latham builds cross-disciplinary teams according to clients’ needs. The team works effectively and efficiently across borders, jurisdictions, and practice areas drawing upon expertise in specialty areas such as tax, litigation, insolvency, and regulatory law.

Latham’s Real Estate Practice has been involved in numerous landmark real estate finance, private equity, and development transactions, advising on:

Recognized Industry Expertise

Latham's global team of real estate lawyers represent financial institutions, master servicers and special servicers, private equity funds, investors, REITs, and developers in a multitude of transactions with varied asset classes and industry groups involving:

The team's lawyers are actively involved with the real estate aspects of public offerings, LBOs, multi-property mortgages, and financings of multi-jurisdictional portfolios, including numerous REIT and UPREIT transactions.

Awards & Rankings

  • Chicago Partners Named to Crain’s Notable Minorities in Law List - December 17, 2019
  • Five Partners Receive 2019 MVP Honors - November 11, 2019
  • Five Chicago Partners Distinguished as Notable Gen X Leaders in Law - May 29, 2019
  • Three New York Partners Named Notable Women in Law by Crain’s - January 23, 2019
  • Five Partners Receive 2018 MVP Recognition from Law360 - November 25, 2018

Latham’s “exceptional and responsive” group is made up of “real problem solvers.”

 –The Legal 500 US 2018


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Thought Leadership

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