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

Michael Brody is a member of the firm's Tax Department and former Chair of the firm's Retirement and Recruiting Committees. He has extensive experience in issues relating to real estate investment trusts, and is global Co-chair of the firm’s REIT Industry Group.

Mr. Brody's practice focuses upon the taxation of partnerships and corporations, including REITs, in a variety of US and international contexts, including:

  • Partnership and corporate formation transactions
  • REIT roll-up, conversion and IPO transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Securities offerings
  • Restructuring and insolvency work

Position

Tax Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/michael-brody

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Hall of Fame)

Michael BrodyLatham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP‘s experience includes conversions of existing corporations and partnerships into REITs; private placements and public offerings of equity, including IPOs, debt and exchangeable securities; mergers, acquisitions and liquidations; and ongoing company representation and REIT compliance issues. Active clients include Digital Realty Trust, Essex Property Trust, Hudson Pacific Properties, InvenTrust Properties, Phillips Edison, Realty Income and Redwood Trust. The team acted for Phillips Edison, a US-based owner and developer of shopping centres, on its sale of real estate assets and the third-party asset management business, to Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT I. The global group is co-chaired by Michael Brody, Julian Kleindorfer and Ana O’Brien. Other experienced advisers are Lewis Kneib, Orange County’s William Cernius, San Diego-based Craig Garner and counsel in the Orange Country and Los Angeles offices David WheelerBrent Epstein made partner. Named attorneys are in Los Angeles, unless otherwise stated.

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

(Hall of Fame)

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