Julian Kleindorfer > Latham & Watkins LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-1560
United States

Work Department

Julian Kleindorfer is global Co-chair of Latham & Watkins' REIT Industry Group. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance transactions and general company representation, with a particular focus on the real estate, hospitality, gaming and insurance industries.  In the mergers and acquisitions area, Mr. Kleindorfer has handled matters ranging from multi-billion dollar public and private company acquisition transactions to going-private and other conflict of interest transactions. In the corporate finance area, Mr. Kleindorfer represents issuers and investment banks in public and private equity and debt offerings.


Corporate Partner



Lawyer Rankings

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

(Hall of Fame)

Julian KleindorferLatham & Watkins LLP

One of the most experienced REIT legal teams around‘, Latham & Watkins LLP supports clients across every phase of a REIT lifecycle. Indeed, the team has an established track record of formulating and structuring initial organizations, converting existing corporations and partnerships into REITs, and handling large private placements and public equity offerings. The team also handles debt and exchangeable securities, compliance issues and executive compensation matters. Ana O’Brien jointly heads the practice together with the ‘excellentJulian Kleindorfer, a specialist when it comes to securities offerings and board governance matters. The team demonstrates prowess in respect of complex roll-up IPOs, where contacts include the ‘very knowledgeableLewis Kneib, reputed for his knowledge of capital markets transactions. Eldorado Resorts recently engaged the group to serve as legal counsel in relation to financing its acquisition of Caesars Entertainment, including the sale and leaseback of gaming properties to VICI Properties as a means of partially financing the transaction. Costa Mesa-based William Cernius is also an key figure in the team, handling M&A, capital markets and general corporate matters.  Other named lawyers are based in Los Angeles. Michael Brody retired.