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Greenberg Traurig LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP, Corey E Light, Chicago, USA

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Corey E Light

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Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Real Estate


Corey E. Light is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig's Global Real Estate Practice. With nearly 30 years of domestic and international experience, Corey focuses his practice on real estate transactions and development. Representing major retailers, property owners, developers, and lenders, Corey regularly handles all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions including joint ventures, financings, and the acquisition and disposition of commercial property. Additionally, Corey has been involved in the representation of major retail developers in a number of large retail bankruptcies and in the related acquisition and disposition of large portfolios of retail properties.

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s network of 29 offices takes in a ‘first-tier New York City’ practice, led by Robert Ivanhoe, who is widely regarded as being ‘among the top real estate lawyers in the US’. In one highlight, Ivanhoe represented a joint venture between the Chetrit Group and Clipper Equity in its $1.4bn sale of 550 Madison Avenue to the Olayan Group. Another name to note in New York is Stephen Rabinowitz, whose varied caseload included representing Qatari Diar Investment Company in a $700m joint venture with Tishman Speyer to construct a 1.1m sq ft mixed-use development on Long Island City, New York. The practice also thrives in Chicago, where practice co-chair Corey Light is based, and Miami, where Matthew Gorson is representing Swire Properties in the $2bn Brickell City Center urban development project. Other work in Miami further illustrates the firm’s strength in dirt mandates; for example, Ryan Bailine and Nancy Lash advised a joint venture between Adler Group and 13th Floor Investments on the negotiation of a long-term ground lease and development agreement for a mixed-use development at Douglas Station.

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