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Julian Kleindorfer

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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


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Leading lawyers

Julian Kleindorfer - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

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 Wheeler; Brent Epstein made partner. Named attorneys are in Los Angeles, unless otherwise stated.

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