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Alvin Katz

Alvin Katz

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Alvin Katz has a widely diversified practice representing real estate investors and developers in joint ventures and partnerships, acquisitions and dispositions of real property, debt and equity financings, and management and leasing transactions. During more than 35 years of practice Alvin has been involved in virtually every aspect of the real estate industry. In recent years his practice has focused on representing clients that provide equity capital for real estate transactions. His clients include opportunity funds, investment advisers, public and private pension funds and real estate investment trusts.

Alvin is consistently ranked in the top tier of Chicago real estate lawyers by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, which quotes clients who praise his "exceptional intelligence" and describe him as "a really good lawyer with great business sense," "stellar at explaining key points during transactions … a go to lawyer who is at the top of his game" and "a smart and sophisticated attorney who absolutely deserves his top-tier ranking" whose "experience is nearly unparalleled."  Legal 500: United States calls him "an absolutely first class lawyer" with “tremendous expertise in fund formation and joint ventures” and says that Alvin “comes up very frequently” among the real estate lawyers clients mention most, quoting clients who describe him as “a really big name in the market,” and “outstanding … as good as it gets.” Alvin is a frequent speaker at real estate industry conferences and continuing education programs for lawyers and real estate professionals. In recognition of his accomplishments in real estate law, he has been selected for membership in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.


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