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Latham & Watkins LLP
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-1560
United States
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Ana O'Brien is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and global Co-chair of the REIT Industry Group. Her practice focuses primarily on the federal taxation of corporations, partnerships and REITs in a variety of US and international contexts.


Tax Partner


Lawyer Rankings

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

Highlighted as ‘second to none’, Latham & Watkins LLP has a long-standing record operating in the space and is noted for its deep expertise in complex financing transactions across real estate law, ranging from structuring REITs to securities offerings. Jointly led from Los Angeles by Julian Kleindorfer who advises on equity and debt offerings, and REIT tax specialist Ana O’Brien , the group has extensive event experience across capital markets and large-scale M&A. Lewis Kneib holds several leading investment banks as key clients and focuses on securities, whilst William Cernius  in California is the name for corporate transactions. Other contacts include Los Angeles based Brent Epstein who advises REITs on public offerings.