He has superb business judgment and can assess complex situations to formulate a clear path to successful outcomes. - Chambers USA
Kevin represents private equity sponsors and others in all matters relating to their real estate investments and strategies. He focuses on capital investment directed to real estate assets and real estate operating companies, debt financings within all segments of the capital stack, joint ventures, property and operating company acquisitions. Kevin’s practice has an emphasis on the acquisition and disposition of industrial and logistics related assets, data centers, self-storage, office and multifamily assets.
Kevin regularly advises foreign and domestic clients with respect to the formation and capitalization of programmatic and single-asset joint ventures. Kevin also represents clients in connection with recapitalization of real estate platforms, operating companies and assets, and he works closely with Kirkland’s real estate investment funds team in connection with the formation of real estate investment funds and their related operations.
Kevin has been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for his REIT work, and by Chambers USA each year since 2006. In the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, a client commented that "Kevin is phenomenal – he has a great combination of deep knowledge and transactional expertise and combines creativity with sharp legal skills." In previous editions of Chambers USA, clients said “[h]e is extremely easy to work with, very detailed and commercial in his approach. He has superb business judgment and can assess complex situations to formulate a clear path to successful outcomes.” “[H]e’ll add value for his clients.” Kevin was recognized by The Daily Journal as one of California’s “Top 30 Real Estate Attorneys” and was honored by the Los Angeles Bar Association’s Real Estate Section as its “Young Lawyer of the Year” in 2006. In 2010, Kevin was recognized as one of the country’s “Top 40 Real Estate Professionals” by Real Estate Forum.
Kevin is actively involved in many different community and charitable service organizations, including serving on the Board of Regents of Georgetown University, the Board of Directors of Flintridge Sacred Heart High School and the Physical Resources Committee at Loyola High School.
Kevin was recognized in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business from 2015–2023 for Real Estate.
Sources praise Kevin for his “great strategic advice,” noting that “he is diligent, efficient and good at pulling the deal together.” – Chambers USA, 2017
Widely regarded as “a fabulous real estate attorney” with “great breadth and depth of experience” and “a creative problem solver.” – Chambers USA, 2016
Admissions & Qualifications
- University of Southern California, Gould School of LawJ.D.1997
- Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign ServiceB.S.F.S.1994