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Proskauer Rose LLP

THREE FIRST NATIONAL PLAZA, 70 WEST MADISON, SUITE 3800, CHICAGO IL 60602-4342, USA
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Work +1 312 962 3550
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Michael Choate

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Work (312) 962-3567
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Proskauer Rose LLP

Work Department

CORPORATE

Position

Michael Choate is a partner in the Corporate Department and is a member of the Real Estate Capital Markets Group. He focuses on securities and corporate finance matters including public and private offerings of both equity and debt securities, with an emphasis on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues and federal securities compliance matters. Michael’s representative experience includes advising publicly-traded and unlisted REITs in equity and debt offerings of more than $20 billion, structuring public and private equity and debt offerings, and more.


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Proskauer Rose LLP’s practice, which handles the full range of corporate and finance transactions, has a strong record in advising non-traded REITs. It is also noted for its supplementary expertise in tax and private equity. Seasoned specialist Peter Fass jointly leads the real estate capital markets group with Steven Lichtenfeld - both are based in New York. Lichtenfeld recently acted for New York REIT in the sale of a 48.7% stake in One Worldwide Plaza to SL Green Realty and RXR Realty, in a deal that valued the property at $1.7bn. Michael Choate is a senior name in Chicago and advised Global Net Lease on its $3.1bn merger with American Realty Capital Global Trust II. New York’s Leslie Loffman is highly regarded for tax matters.

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