Corporate & Real Estate Groups Continue to Expand
Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to announce Josh Bashioum as the newest addition to the Real Estate Group. Josh focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions. Josh has experience in representing buyers, sellers, and developers in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, financings, and dispositions. His practice also places particular emphasis on representing landlords and tenants in commercial office, industrial, and retail leasing transactions. Prior to joining BFKN, Josh practiced at Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC, where he negotiated and drafted purchase agreements and managed transactions from signing to closing for a variety of property types.
BFKN is also pleased to announce Katie E. Yonover as the newest addition to the Corporate & Securities Group. Katie represents U.S. and multinational companies across a range of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, general corporate counseling, and other strategic transactions. Prior to joining BFKN, Katie was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP, where she advised insurance, financial, and private equity clients across a variety of corporate and securities issues, including strategic counseling, mergers and acquisitions, private and public securities offerings, and general corporate matters.
"We are thrilled to welcome Josh to the Real Estate Group. Josh represents the top-tier talent the group seeks as it continues its tradition of selective and measured growth. We are confident that Josh will further establish and augment the Real Estate Group’s ability to provide its clients with exceptional and efficient counseling.” — Jeremy T. Bunnow, Co-Chair, Real Estate Group
"We are excited to add Katie as our group continues to expand. Katie joins us from an elite multi-national firm, and we are eager to introduce her to our Corporate Group clients. We are confident that Katie’s background and experiences will make her a valuable part of BFKN’s corporate team.” — Daniel L. Dominguez, Chair, Corporate & Securities Group
Real Estate Group
BFKN's 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 USA and U.S. News Best Law Firms as one of the top real estate law firms. The combined experience of our 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. Our clients include public and private REITs, real estate private equity firms, developers, money center banks and other institutional lenders, non-traditional lenders, pension fund advisors and other institutional investors and other domestic and foreign owners of real estate in the United States.
Corporate & Securities Group
BFKN’s Corporate & Securities Group represents public and privately held domestic and international companies, as well as investors and boards of directors, in a wide range of corporate and securities law matters. Our broad experience includes mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses, domestic and international joint ventures, public and private securities offerings and underwritings, SEC filings and compliance matters, corporate governance and stockholder issues, takeover and anti-takeover counseling, leveraged buyouts, private equity, venture capital, and corporate finance.