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Marc Lazar

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Position

Partner

Career

Marc Lazar is a partner in Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry Group. Mr. Lazar’s practice focuses on real estate finance and investments throughout the capital stack and in all asset classes, including joint ventures, private equity investments, mortgage, mezzanine and preferred equity financings, sale leasebacks, ground leases and loan restructurings. He has extensive experience representing institutional investors, hedge funds, real estate and other private equity funds, as well as lenders and developers.

Education

  • D., Cornell Law School, 1989 (cum laude; Editor, Cornell Law Review)
  • A., Brandeis University, 1986 (cum laude)


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Goodwin's 'team has the depth and breadth to assess and address the complex issues of REIT structuring, operations and qualifications'. It advises both public and private REITs and real estate investment bankers on equity and debt offerings for existing clients, IPOs, M&A transactions and complex joint venture investments. Key clients include LaSalle Hotel Properties, Boston Properties, Brookfield Financial Properties, Gaming & Leisure Properties, Medical Properties Trust and Prologis. The practice acted for LaSalle Hotel Properties, a multi-operator REIT that owns, redevelops and repositions upscale hotels, in its merger agreement with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust; and advised Medical Properties Trust on its high-value joint venture agreement with Primonial Group. It also assisted Gaming and Leisure Properties, a REIT specializing in casino properties, with its simultaneously entering into purchase and sale agreements, and new and amended master leases. Gilbert Menna and Ettore Santucci, who divide their time between Boston and New York, co-chair the firm’s REITs and real estate M&A practice; also highly regarded are New York partner Yoel Kranz and Boston's Marc Lazar.

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