Jennifer H. Weiss > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
ONE INTERNATIONAL PLACE
BOSTON MA 02110
United States

Work Department

Tax

Position

Shareholder

Career

Jennifer H. Weiss focuses her practice on structuring, negotiating, and documenting complex tax oriented commercial transactions, primarily involving real estate, real estate securities, and capital market transactions. She represents traded REITs, public non-traded REITs and private REITs, and real estate operating companies, and is involved in most aspects of their portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, fund formations, joint ventures and strategic alliances, as well as the formation, qualification, and operation of REITs for federal income tax purposes. Jennifer also represents public, private, and institutional taxable and tax-exempt clients structuring collective investment and reinvestment vehicles, real estate securitization, equity and debt investment structuring and restructuring, work outs, and venture capital transactions on a tax-deferred basis, including all aspects of investments in pass-thru entities.

Concentrations
Federal taxation
Securitized investments in real estate and asset acquisitions and dispositions
REIT taxation
Public and private capital market transactions
Fund formations
Complex strategic alliances including joint venture, partnership, LLC and other pass-thru entity transactions
Venture capital transactions
Pension investments in real estate involving issues of unrelated business taxable income
Foreign investments in real estate
Partnership structuring and restructuring
Work-out and debt restructuring
Organization, qualification and operation of real estate of investment trusts

Capabilities
Tax
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Real Estate Tax
Opportunity Zone Funds

Admission to Practice
Massachusetts

Languages

English

Education

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1986
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1984
  • A.B., Brown University, 1981