Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to announce Alan Kelly II has rejoined the Firm as a partner. Early in his legal career, Al served as an associate attorney in the Firm's Real Estate Group. Al subsequently joined Ventas, Inc., one of the foremost real estate investment trusts, an S&P 500 company, and the premier capital provider to leading senior housing, healthcare companies and research institutions. Al was later selected to join Care Capital Properties, Inc., a multi-billion dollar REIT focused on the post-acute care sector, upon its spin-off by Ventas, where he served as Associate General Counsel. While in-house with both companies, Al managed a wide variety of domestic and international real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of senior housing facilities, hospitals and medical office buildings, and negotiated and resolved various portfolio management matters. Al regularly handled joint venture agreements involving the development of medical office buildings and senior housing facilities, and complex lease arrangements.
"We are thrilled to have Al back on the roster. It's rare to find an attorney just entering the prime of one's legal career who enjoys Al's combination of law firm training, in-house legal experience, and industry knowledge. Al will be a great asset to the Firm's clients, who will undoubtedly appreciate both his legal skill and his ability to see things from a business perspective." - Richard S. Nikchevich, Co-Chair, Real Estate Group
About 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 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.