Jeff Zanchelli (‘13) was promoted to partner with DLA Piper where he practices out of its Chicago, Illinois office. Jeff concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate, finance and partnership law, with an emphasis in real estate capital markets. He represents real estate fund sponsors and other real estate owners and operators in a variety of corporate transactions, including the formation and structuring of real estate private equity funds, management entities and joint ventures.
Jeff represents clients on a wide range of transactional matters, including the formation of domestic and international real estate private equity funds, structuring of real estate related joint venture acquisitions, private and public REIT transactions, and other corporate and capital market transactions. Jeff also represents clients in negotiations with existing and prospective investors, joint venture partners and service providers.
Jeff has worked with various property types, including industrial, office, senior housing, multi-family and student housing. He has represented non-US clients with respect to inbound real estate investments throughout the United States, and US clients focused on real estate investment opportunities throughout Canada, Europe and the United Kingdom.