Practice Areas
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999
  • University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction, 1995
Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Illinois

Brett A. Feinberg

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T. 312.629.5168
F. 312.984.3150

Brett concentrates his practice on commercial real estate transactions and general corporate matters. Brett's real estate practice contains significant involvement with publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs), investment advisors, and institutional lenders. His practice places particular emphasis on the acquisition, development and disposition of office, industrial, retail, and multi-family assets, sale-leaseback transactions, tax-free exchanges, build-to-suit projects, leasing of commercial projects and the formation of joint ventures.

Representative Clients

  • American Realty Advisors
  • Bank of America, N.A.
  • First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FR)
  • Pacific Investment Management Company, LLC (PIMCO)
  • Sonova Holding AG
  • Westcore Properties

Representative Matters

  • American Realty Advisors

    Serve as outside counsel in connection with real estate acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, financing transactions and asset management matters.

  • Sonova Holding AG Projects

    Counsel with respect to the U.S. operations of Sonova Holding AG, an international provider of hearing instruments. Represent the client in various areas of the law, including corporate, litigation and employment matters.

  • First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.

    Serve as outside counsel to First Industrial in connection with its real estate acquisition, disposition and leasing matters.

  • Real Estate Loan Workouts

    Represent various financial institutions with respect to strategizing, negotiating and documenting the restructuring of troubled real estate loans.

  • Westcore Properties

    Serve as outside counsel to Westcore Properties in connection with its real estate acquisition and disposition transactions.

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Selected, Illinois Rising Stars, Super Lawyers (2010-2014)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • "The Court Upholds a State Law Prohibiting Physician-Assisted Suicide," Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Spring 1998