BFKN is pleased to announce Lauren E. Roman as the newest addition to the Real Estate Group. Lauren focuses her practice on a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, representing clients in single-asset and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, mortgage and mezzanine financing, joint ventures, and leasing matters. She also has experience with drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, loan documents, and lease agreements. Before joining BFKN, Lauren was a real estate associate in the Chicago office of a leading, global law firm.
"We are excited to expand our Real Estate Group with the addition of Lauren. Her experience in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions will be a great asset to our firm and the clients with whom Lauren will work." — Suzanne Bessette-Smith, Co-Chair, Real Estate Group
BFKN'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 BFKN'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. BFKN'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.