Mr Scott Berger > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States
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Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Scott Berger is a partner in the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Scott focuses on the private equity aspects of domestic and international real estate and real estate related transactions. He regularly advises sponsors, owners, developers and equity investors on joint ventures, investment funds, club arrangements, M&A and capital markets transactions, dispositions, acquisitions, portfolio and development transactions involving a broad range of asset classes. Scott is regularly involved in matters involving non-US parties.

Education

J.D. with honors, Hofstra University School of Law (Editor, Law Review); B.S., University of Connecticut, Honors Scholar.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

A leader in the US market, the ‘hardworking, responsive and engaging‘ team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP recently acted for global investment manager GLP in the $18.7bn sale of its US logistics business to Blackstone. The transaction included the transfer of more than 1,300 logistics properties and serves as a prime example of the firm’s ability to handle hugely complex acquisitions and dispositions of high-value portfolios and single assets. Additional areas of expertise include co-investments, development transactions, joint ventures, private equity fund formations and management agreements. In terms of clients, the team acts for numerous investor clients, such as sovereign wealth funds and pension organizations, but is also counsel to a number of bank lenders and developers in large financing transactions. Key figures in the practice group include Scott Berger and Jonathan Schechter in New York, Andrew Small and Daniel Perlman in Chicago, and Kevin Ehrhart, who is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Christopher Hartmann is another name to note in the New York office.