Daniel LeBey > Vinson & Elkins LLP > Richmond, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vinson & Elkins LLP
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United States
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Work Department

Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions




Daniel’s principal areas of practice are capital markets and securities law, private equity and fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. He has a particular focus on transactions involving real estate investment trusts (REITs).

He advises REITs and their sponsors through the entire life cycle of a REIT from formation through the initial public offering process, and thereafter with respect to equity and debt capital markets transactions, SEC reporting and compliance, mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions, and corporate governance. Daniel also regularly serves as counsel for the underwriters in capital markets transactions.

Daniel also advises boards of directors and special committees on strategic transactions and other governance matters. In addition to REITs, Daniel advises clients in a variety of other industries ranging from technology to manufacturing to infrastructure. Daniel also serves as the managing partner for V&E’s Richmond office.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

At Vinson & Elkins LLP, the practice excels in large-scale capital markets transactions and structuring public and private REITs. The team has experience advising clients across a variety of asset types and leverages its capacities across finance, corporate and tax to handle cross-border matters. Daniel LeBey  leads the primary Virginia-based team with key contacts Greg Cope in Washington DC, who handles several marquee deals and multi-billion-dollar transactions, and corporate finance expert Chris Green. Counsel Zachary Swartz and Paige Anderson also comprise the core team. Christopher Mangin provides REIT tax specialism and advises on recapitalizations, fund formation and foreign investment issues.