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5 June 20231 minute read

Alison Mitchell named 2023 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by the Illinois Real Estate Journal

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that partner Alison Mitchell has been named the 2023 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by the Illinois Real Estate Journal.

The recognition is part of the publication’s annual Commercial Real Estate Awards, which celebrate “the achievements, successes and highlights from all sectors of the commercial real estate industry.” Mitchell was recognized for her extensive track record of success and her ability to consistently overcome obstacles for her clients while driving transactions across the finish line.

Mitchell is an experienced attorney who focuses on real estate finance and has extensive experience with acquisitions, dispositions and leasing. She represents lenders in the origination of commercial mortgage loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity concerning real estate around the country, including hotel financings, portfolio transactions and construction loans.

She has also represented financial institutions in leveraging their loan positions utilizing various borrowing structures. She has extensive experience with workouts and deed-in-lieu transactions and advises real estate owners in acquisitions and dispositions of real estate assets, as well as equity partners in real estate joint venture transactions.