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DLA Piper LLP (US)
RALEIGH, NC 27612-2350
United States

Work Department

Capital Markets; Real Estate Finance; Finance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate; Real Estate


Partner and Managing Partner of DLA Piper’s Raleigh Office


Robert Bergdolt leads DLA Piper’s representation of non-traded, publicly offered real estate investment trusts.

Since 1992, Robert’s practice has focused on securities regulations, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions for traded and non-traded REITs.

Over the last ten years, Robert has headed his legal practice’s representation with respect to numerous traded REIT public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.


J.D., Yale Law School; A.B., Duke University

Lawyer Rankings

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

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Robert Bergdolt

DLA Piper LLP (US)

DLA Piper LLP (US) advises on REIT formation, roll-up transactions, IPOs, secondary debt and equity offerings, acquisition and financing transactions, and M&A. The client list includes Black Creek Diversified Property Fund, CNL Healthcare Properties II, KBS Growth & Income REIT, Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust and W PCarey. Recent work includes acting for WP Carey, a publicly traded, net-lease REIT, on its merger agreement with Corporate Property Associates 17 – Global, a publicly held, non-traded REIT. Raleigh office managing partner Robert Bergdolt leads the advice on non-traded, publicly offered REITs and is ‘a joy to work with, knows his stuff and has a very practical real-world approach to problem solving‘. Robert LeDuc, who splits his time between Minneapolis and Chicago, is co-national REIT tax chair; also key to the group is Kerry Johnson of the New York and Chicago offices, Chicago’s Jesse Criz and Greg Hayes, San Diego-based Darryl Steinhause, and Christopher Stambaugh and Carrie Hartley in Raleigh.