Overview

Kirkland regularly advises public and private REITs on a variety of M&A, real estate, tax and capital markets matters. We take pride in having lawyers across all of these practice areas work together as an integrated, multidisciplinary team to provide seamless service to our clients with a focus on practical, common sense problem solving. With our broad range of experience in complex transactions involving REITs, including M&A, joint ventures, spin-offs, IPOs, portfolio transactions, debt and equity offerings, financings and restructurings, Kirkland lawyers have a strong understanding and familiarity with the unique issues relevant to REITs. Our REIT practice is also bolstered by our extensive experience in corporate governance matters, and we routinely counsel clients and their boards of directors on important governance issues such as shareholder activism defense, takeover readiness and fiduciary duty and disclosure issues.

Kirkland’s REIT team is comprised of attorneys that are highly skilled in the four fundamental areas of law for REITs: M&A, Real Estate, Tax and Capital Markets. Our lawyers across all of these practice areas work together as an integrated, multidisciplinary team. This strategic design facilitates truly creative complex legal advice specific to each REIT matter and brings to bear the knowledge and experience of lawyers across the entire platform.

Kirkland is recognized for innovation, creativity, energy and, above all, a profound commitment to quality. We are dedicated to client service and known for our ability to leverage industry leaders in each of the practice areas that are essential to complex REIT transactions.

Leading Law Firm: REITs

Chambers USA, 2021

North America Law Firm of the Year: Transactions and Fund Formation

PERE Awards, 2020

Top Tier REITs Firm

The Legal 500 United States, 2021