Justin Elliott is a partner in the Real Estate Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Justin represents both public and privately held clients in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including both borrower and lender side financings and restructurings; acquisitions and dispositions of interests in real property and debt; joint ventures; public and private company mergers and acquisitions; leasing; and development. As part of his diverse practice, Justin also represents clients in connection with a wide range of asset classes, including hospitality, industrial, office, retail, multifamily, specialized housing, and medical.


Thought Leadership


“Descending into Perpetuity,” New York Law Journal, November 19, 2012 (co-authored)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.2010

    Dean’s List

    Staff, Urban Law Journal

    Fordham Dispute Resolution Society

    Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, magna cum laude

  • Cornell UniversityB.S., Industrial and Labor Relations2007

    Dean’s List All Semesters

    Associate Editor and Senior Staff Writer 2005–2007; Staff Writer 2005–2007, Cornell Pre-Law Journal