Fox Rothschild’s Real Estate Investment Trusts Practice Group is a multidisciplinary team of lawyers with extensive REIT-focused experience in critical practice areas, including:

  • capital markets
  • securities regulation
  • real estate
  • tax
  • real estate financing
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate governance
  • environmental law
  • employee benefits
  • executive compensation
  • intellectual property
  • litigation

Our lawyers have experience representing both public and private REITs on all matters associated with the formation and funding of the entity as well as its REIT operations at every stage of the corporate life cycle.

Our experience encompasses most types of real estate assets, including office buildings, industrial warehouses, multifamily housing, student housing, hospitality, retail, shopping centers, data centers and other alternative asset classes. Our REIT lawyers have advised both equity and mortgage REITs, exchange traded and non-exchange traded REITs, as well as infinite life, finite life and incubator REITs.

Recognized and Respected

Chambers Global, Chambers USA and the Legal 500 (USA) have recognized our lawyers as leaders in the category of Real Estate Investment Trusts. In addition, our lawyers have served in leadership roles within the REIT industry, including serving on the advisory board and as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission Regulatory Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), and as a member of the Council of Governors and Vice President of the Executive Committee of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA). Through their involvement with NAREIT and APREA, our lawyers have been active in legislative initiatives in the REIT and real estate finance industry in the US, Asia and Europe.