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Samantha Sacks Gallagher

Samantha Sacks Gallagher

VICI Properties

Washington, DC, USA


Ms. Gallagher joined VICI Properties Inc. (NYSE: VICI), an experiential-asset real estate investment trust, in May 2018 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Ms. Gallagher serves as VICI’s chief legal officer and leads the company’s corporate legal function. In her role, Ms. Gallagher has leadership responsibility for all corporate governance matters, Securities and Exchange Commission and NYSE compliance, structuring of corporate-level transactions, overseeing property-level and corporate acquisitions and dispositions, supervising litigation matters, as well as managing outside counsel. She has over 15 years of M&A, capital markets, real estate and corporate law experience. In particular, Ms. Gallagher has extensive experience representing REITs and other real estate companies and financial institutions.

Prior to joining VICI Properties, she served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO). In this role, Ms. Gallagher also oversaw the negotiation and documentation pertaining to First Potomac Realty Trust’s merger with Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ: GOV), which was completed in October 2017.

Prior to joining First Potomac, Ms. Gallagher was a Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, Bass, Berry & Sims plc, and Hogan Lovells US LLP. While in private practice, Ms. Gallagher focused on capital markets transactions (including public and private equity and debt offerings), mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments and joint ventures, as well as advising companies in a variety of corporate and securities law matters. Ms. Gallagher has represented issuers and underwriters in connection with initial public offerings, primary and secondary offerings, private placements, senior and subordinated debt financings and tender offers. She also regularly advised clients in a wide variety of strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, tender offers and joint ventures.

Ms. Gallagher received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, and her Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, summa cum laude.

Samantha Sacks Gallagher is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, Boston, MA
Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, Indianapolis, IN
Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, Mechanicsburg, PA
Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 08, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
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