Real Estate

Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Real Estate practice is unrivaled in its knowledge and experience in the industry.

As one of the five largest real estate practices in the U.S., our team of over 140 attorneys has helped clients close some of the largest, most notable transactions over the last several years, and is recognized for bringing creative structures to highly complex, sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, helping our clients maximize the value of each deal.
  • Closed over $33 billion in real estate transactions in 2016
  • Represent four of the top 10 largest direct commercial real estate lenders of 2016 as ranked by National Real Estate Investor
  • Closed more than $2.5 billion in loan transactions for CMBS originators since 2015
  • Handled more than 300 million square feet of leases over the last decade on behalf of some of the largest landlords and tenants in the U.S.
  • Handled real estate transactions in all 50 states
  • Represent three of the top five mortgage originators among insurance companies according to Commercial Mortgage Alert (2015)
  • Handled two of the top 10 largest single-property retail transactions of 2016 according to Real Estate Alert
  • Handled the largest industrial property transactions of 2013, 2015 and 2016, and the fourth largest of 2014 according to Real Estate Alert
Seyfarth’s Real Estate practice has a tremendous breadth of expertise, and is routinely recognized within the industry, praised for being “fully attuned to the needs of the client.”
  • According to Law360, Seyfarth ranks 8th among firms with the most real estate partners globally 
  • Among the top 10 most powerful Real Estate practices in the nation according to Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News (2016)
  • Recognized as a national leader in real estate for six consecutive years by The Legal 500 (2011–2016)
  • Recognized as a Tier 1 national Real Estate practice by U.S. News & World Report (2017)
  • Recognized as the Top U.S. Real Estate Advisor by Acquisition International (2016)
With offices strategically located in key urban and real estate centers throughout the country - Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. - we offer clients a premier group capable of providing consistent and seamless service across our platform. In addition, our global footprint means that we can assist our clients in real estate transactions all over the world.
Our real estate capabilities include:
  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Real Estate Finance
  • M&A and Joint Ventures
  • Development Projects
  • Leasing
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • REITs
  • Construction
  • Environmental Issues
  • Fund Formation
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Condominiums and Cooperatives
  • Economic Development Incentives & Tax Credits
  • P3 Projects
SeyfarthLean: The Way We Work
A large part of what makes Seyfarth’s Real Estate practice unique centers around the firm’s distinctive client service model - called SeyfarthLean - that combines quality, process, and technology to deliver value and efficiency to clients.  For more information about SeyfarthLean, click here.