Paul Shadle > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
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CHICAGO, IL 60606-0089
United States
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Work Department

Real Estate; Real Estate Finance; International Trade, Regulatory and Government Affairs; Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Real Estate Development and Planning; Finance; Hospitality and Leisure

Position

Partner

Career

Paul Shadle is a partner in DLA Piper’s Development, Land Use and Government Affairs practice group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of general real estate development transactions (including acquisitions and dispositions), corporate real estate services, land use and zoning, public-private finance, incentives for development and facilities location, and government affairs.

Mr. Shadle represents owners, developers, investors, lenders, retailers and a variety of entrepreneurial and institutional clients in complex real estate, private and public financing, annexation, zoning and government-related matters for corporate, office, industrial, retail, residential and mixed use development projects.

Languages

French

Education

J.D., The University of Chicago; M.P.P., Harvard University; B.A., Carleton College

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Land use/zoning

Best in class from strategy to legal analysis’, DLA Piper LLP (US) is instructed by real estate developers, investors, technology companies and professional sports teams. In northern Virginia, the team was strengthened by the arrival of Antonio Calabrese from Cooley LLP; he provides ongoing advice to Macerich on the development of Tysons Corner Metro Station, and is also advising Mitre on a 1 million square foot expansion of its campus. In Chicago, chair of the land use, development and government relations practice Theodore Novak, along with Paul Shadle (‘very responsive and helpful in complex real estate matters’), and Mariah DiGrino advised Farpoint Development on multiple land use, zoning and development matters, including GRIT, a vacant 90-acre site owned by the City of Chicago awaiting the development of a high-end mixed-use project, as well as the rehabilitation and renovation of the historic Uptown Theatre, to be re-opened as a 5,800-capacity entertainment venue. Moreover, Novak, DiGrino and Richard Klawiter, vice-chair of the real estate practice, advised 601W Companies on the $500m renovation and rehabilitation of the 2.5 million square foot Old Main Chicago Post Office. Names to note in Los Angeles include Jerold Neuman, Kyndra Joy Casper, and senior associate Andrew Brady, and John Rattigan acts as managing partner of the Boston office.