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Mayer Brown

71 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE, CHICAGO, IL 60606, USA
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Work +1 312 782 0600
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Fax +1 312 701 7711
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https://www.mayerbrown.com

Anne Marie Konopack

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Work +1 312 701 8467
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Mayer Brown

Work Department

Tax Transactions & Consulting

Position

Anne Marie Konopack has substantial experience structuring real estate, venture capital and private equity funds on behalf of fund sponsors, as well as structuring investments in such funds in a tax efficient manner for taxable, U.S. tax-exempt, foreign governmental investors and other non-U.S. investors. In addition, Anne Marie emphasizes structuring and tax planning for REITs, partnerships, and limited liability companies investing in real estate and real estate-flavored assets. Anne Marie is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 USA 2012 rankings for Investment Fund Formation and Management – Private Equity Funds, where clients described her as “head and shoulders above her peer set.”

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1994 Loyola University Chicago, BBA, magna cum laude, 1991


United States: Tax

Financial products

Within: Financial products

Mayer Brown is praised for its 'unique position on the tax consulting side in dealing with the taxation of global equities'. Recently, the team acted for DNB Markets, a Norwegian investment bank, in the private placement of $108m in investment-grade-rated project notes, to finance two Uruguayan solar power plants, operated by Atlas Renewable Energy; New York-based Russell Nance  led this matter. Nance also represented investment funds managed by CarVal Investors in the acquisition of a portfolio of non-prime credit card receivables from Signet Jewelers. In fund formation, Anne Marie Konopack in Chicago  represented LaSalle Investment Management in the formation of LaSalle Property Fund, an open-ended real estate fund. Other key names include Thomas Humphreys and the 'outstanding' Mark Leeds in New York, as well as Remmelt Reigersman in Palo Alto; they work with large banks and other financial institutions on debt products. New York-based Michael Marion's clients include Northcross Capital Management and Goldman Sachs Asset Backed Securities Corporation. James Barry and Jason Bazar lead the team. Incomings included JoonBeom Pae, who joined in New York in October 2018 from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Michael Lebovitz, who joined in Los Angeles from PwC the following month; and Zal Kumar, who joined in August 2018 was previously a director at the New York City department of finance. Jared Goldberger was recently made up to partner.

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