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 four countries. This includes leading attorneys from numerous practice areas, such as tax, M&A, capital markets, investment management, real estate, restructuring, antitrust and employee benefits.

Chambers USA 2019 ranked our REIT practice among the top seven firms nationwide, with sources describing Skadden as “superior in terms of overall service and technical expertise” in the industry. We also ranked in the top tier by Legal 500 United States 2017. 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.