Mr Bruce Gelman > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 NORTH LASALLE
CHICAGO, IL 60654
United States
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Position

Tax partner with extensive experience advising fund sponsors and investors (both offshore and domestic). Concentrates in the organization and structuring of real estate, infrastructure and other alternative-asset investment funds. Significant experience representing offshore investors in the U.S. property and infrastructure markets. Maintains a broad tax planning practice representing REITs and other investors in real estate.

Memberships

NAREIT; AFIRE.

Education

University of Detroit School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 1992; Editor, Law Review); Boston College (B.A., 1990).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Highlighted for its ‘unparalleled experience’, Kirkland & Ellis LLP brings together a multidisciplinary team with demonstrable strength in capital markets transactions and real-estate related tax matters. The department also advises on corporate governance, particularly on takeovers and disclosure issues to directors, and is able to leverage its global footprint to handle cross-border matter with its office in London. New York’s Michael Brueck and Sarkis Jebejian are key contacts alongside Bruce Gelman in Chicago who focuses on structuring REITS, and is singled out by clients for his ‘unique blend of tax, structuring, and corporate law knowledge.Mike Beinus in New York is also recommended for debt and equity offerings.