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Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Robin Freeman, San Francisco, USA

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Robin Freeman

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Real Estate; Real Estate Development; Structured & Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Pension Fund, Institutional Investor and Private Equity; Health Law; Health Care Real Estate & Finance


Partner and Co-Chair of Health Care Real Estate & Finance Practice


Ms. Freeman is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's San Francisco office and co-leads the firm’s national Health Care Real Estate & Finance practice. She concentrates her practice on representing members of the lending community in connection with real estate finance matters. Ms. Freeman’s work includes the structuring and closing of mortgage loan transactions for conventional acquisition, permanent, interim/bridge, and mezzanine loan transactions. She has extensive experience in real estate projects across the United States, with an emphasis on transactions in California and the West Coast.

Ms. Freeman’s experience also includes representing healthcare lenders in their lending transactions with a focus on skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and long-term acute care hospitals.

Ms. Freeman also handles other areas of commercial real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions, and retail, office and industrial leasing, as well as coordinating general corporate work for real estate owners and operators. Her representation has included drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, and lease agreements.


J.D., Northwestern University School of Law (2005) Note and Comment Editor (2004-05) and Staff Member (2003-04), Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology; Dean's List; B.A., Washington University in St. Louis (2001) Dean's List

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Seyfarth Shaw LLP is ‘excellent at solving deal issues from start to finish’ and provides ‘diligent efforts with common sense solutions’, advising on a range of matters including M&A, construction, finance, environmental issues, joint ventures, fund formation, development, leasing, land use and zoning and real estate litigation. The firm acts for commercial and investment banks, public and private pension funds, life insurance companies, developers, big-box retailers and institutional landlords. Los Angeles-based Richard Mendelson advised John Hancock Life Insurance Company on various matters including a $500m loan and acquisition of four properties, while New York-based John Napoli advised Workspace Property Trust on a $1.28bn loan from JP Morgan Chase. Peter Korda co-chairs the firm’s national structured and real estate finance practice group and the New York real estate department. Boston-based Andrew Shure and Eric Greenberg are also recommended, alongside Washington DC-based Thomas Galli and Cynthia Mitchell in New York. Robin Freeman and Mitchell co-lead the firm’s healthcare real estate and finance practice, Freeman is also chair of the San Francisco real estate department. In March 2018 Michael Rechtin joined the Chicago office from Baker McKenzie LLP and now chairs the firm's data center services practice group.

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