Douglas Ellis > Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
2 NORTH LASALLE STREET
SUITE 1700
CHICAGO, IL 60602
United States

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Douglas M. Ellis has extensive experience in a wide range of complex real estate and finance transactions, including the acquisition, financing and leasing of commercial, industrial and office properties across the country, often in the context of portfolio transactions or joint ventures. His clients include both private and public entities, such as private real estate companies, publicly traded REITs and pension fund managers.

During his 30 years of practice, Doug has represented a wide variety of clients in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of real estate assets across the country, including with respect to several trophy properties. He has extensive experience in the shopping center industry, assisting clients with assets ranging from small shopping centers to power centers to malls, including some of the largest malls in the U.S. Several development projects he’s been involved with in the shopping center and hotel industries have featured complex multi-property issues, requiring the creation of sophisticated reciprocal easement agreements.

Education

Harvard Law School (J.D., 1988), cum laude

State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A., 1985), summa cum laude