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Paul Meyer is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Real Estate group, is one of the co-chairs of the Real Estate group’s cross border practice and former head of the Chicago Real Estate practice. In his more than 30 years of practice, Paul has obtained substantial experience in virtually every aspect of the real estate industry. Paul’s widely diversified practice includes the representation of real estate investors and developers in all types of domestic and international equity and debt real estate transactions, including complex tax structured joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and financing involving office buildings, apartment complexes, retail centers, industrial and logistics facilities, hotels, storage facilities, condominiums, medical office buildings and assisted-living facilities as well as senior loans, construction loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity investments.  In recent years his practice has focused on cross border investments that utilize complex tax structures. Paul’s clients include US and non-US insurance companies, US and non-US fund sponsors, pension funds advisors, REITs, institutional investors, developers, asset managers and other capital providers.


Creighton University, BA, magna cum laude 1984 University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, cum laude 1987 University of Notre Dame Law Review

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Paul Meyer  – Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown‘s ‘tremendous group of lawyers‘ undertakes a broad range of acquisitions, disposals and financing transactions, real estate developments and restructuring mandates. Former practice head, Paul Meyer has unmatched depth in the real estate transactional world.’ Heather Adkerson ‘brings tremendous experience to every transaction‘ involving private equity sponsors, developers and institutional investors. Jonathan Baker is ‘a rising star in the practice.’ Brian Aronson chairs the department from Los Angeles, where he assists with commercial and residential projects, commercial leasing, and real estate financing. All lawyers are based in Chicago unless otherwise stated.