Real Estate Group Continues Strategic Expansion
Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to announce Ryan A. Lee as the newest addition to the Real Estate Group. Ryan represents clients in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions including single asset and portfolio acquisitions, leasing, asset management, REITs, mortgage and mezzanine financings. He counsels clients on complex real estate matters from corporate transactions including asset acquisitions, merger and acquisition transactions, and private equity transactions including the review and drafting of definitive purchase agreements and related disclosure schedules. Before joining the Firm, Ryan was a real estate associate in the Chicago office of a leading, global law firm.
"Ryan joins the Firm’s Real Estate Group as our practice continues to grow. We closed over $4 Billion in transactions at year end, and expect that Ryan will be a key player in making 2021 another successful year for our clients. Ryan is a deal maker who combines Big Law experience with a background as an entrepreneur before attending law school. We are pleased that we continue to expand our real estate practice with such exceptional talent."
— Richard S. Nikchevich, Co-Chair, Real Estate Group
Barack Ferrazzano's Real Estate Group
With more than 35 attorneys, the Real Estate Group has been a cornerstone of the Firm since its founding. We have earned the reputation as one of the premier real estate practices in the country, and are consistently recognized by Chambers & Partners and U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" as among the top tier of real estate practice groups. The combined experience of Barack Ferrazzano's real estate attorneys encompasses virtually every aspect of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development, leasing and sale of properties; the investment in, and financing of, real estate; and the restructuring of debt. Our attention to market realities and focus on business issues in formulating legal solutions results in value-added services for our clients. Barack Ferrazzano's clients include publicly traded real estate investment trusts, private REITS and equity funds, entrepreneurs, money center banks and other institutional lenders, non-traditional lenders, pension fund advisors, private investment funds and other institutional investors, real estate developers, not-for-profit corporations and other domestic and foreign owners of real estate in the United States.