For more than 40 years, Skadden has represented clients in transactions and other engagements that have changed the face of the REIT industry. Our practice has been built to serve the unique operating environment that REITs face. Our group has one of the most diverse REIT practices of any law firm, with an interdisciplinary team of more than 80 lawyers practicing in 10 offices in five countries. This includes leading attorneys from numerous practice areas, such as tax, M&A, corporate finance, investment management, real estate, restructuring, antitrust and employee benefits.

Chambers USA 2016 recognized our REIT practice in the top tier among all law firms nationwide, with sources describing Skadden as “very knowledgeable” and “one of the most market-aware firms”  in the industry. We also ranked first in the REIT category in the 2015 edition of Legal 500 United States. In The American Lawyer’s “Corporate Scorecard” (2016) we ranked first as REIT debt issuer’s counsel by value and tied for first for number of issuances. In addition, Skadden was recognized in the 2011 Financial Times “US Innovative Lawyers” report for our representation of Centro Properties in its restructuring.