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June 24, 2010
Levenfeld Pearlstein’s Real Estate & Finance Practice Ranked Among Best in Illinois by Chambers USA for Second Consecutive Year
Real Estate partner David Berzon also recognized individually by Chambers
CHICAGO – Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC is pleased to announce that its Real Estate & Finance Practice has been ranked among Illinois’ best in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. This is the second consecutive year in which the firm has been recognized by Chambers USA, widely regarded as the nation’s most prestigious guide to the top lawyers, firms and practices. In addition, David B. Berzon, a partner in the Real Estate & Finance Practice, was recognized individually in Chambers’ rankings.
In recognizing Levenfeld Pearlstein’s Real Estate & Finance Practice, Chambers noted the group’s ability to provide strong legal counsel on a broad range of real estate transactions, while the firm’s clients interviewed by Chambers pointed to the group’s ability to “identify issues quickly so decisions can be made and stalemates avoided.” Chambers also noted Mr. Berzon’s expertise in debt and equity financing, joint ventures, leasing and workouts, while clients applauded his “business-like approach.”
First introduced in 2003, the sixth annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is based on in-depth interviews with leading private practice attorneys and key in-house counsel. Chambers and Partners, based in London, began as general book publishers in 1969. Since 1990, they have published the Chambers Guide to the UK legal profession. Chambers’ staff of full-time researchers now prepares renowned directories which assess and rank the world’s leading lawyers and practices according to their reputations amongst peers and clients.
“We are honored to again be recognized by Chambers USA, which is widely referred to as the legal industry’s most prestigious guide to the nation’s best firms, practices and lawyers.” said Brian Kozminski, head of Levenfeld Pearlstein’s Real Estate and Finance Practice Group. “We take great pride in having built a practice that rivals any in the nation in terms of the legal skill, attention to client service and superior client value that we offer. Our practice has earned many regional and national honors over the years and Chambers stacks up with the best of them.”
Levenfeld Pearlstein’s Real Estate & Finance Practice Group provides clients with a broad range of legal proficiency, experience and practical knowledge in all facets of commercial real estate transactions. It represents a wide range of clients throughout the United States who are involved in debt and equity financing and refinancing, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and specialized tax and ownership structuring of office buildings, industrial facilities, hotels, manufactured housing communities, retail shopping centers, complex condominium projects, and multifamily housing.
About Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC: Founded in 1999, Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC (lp.productiveedge.com) provides unusually good legal counsel and business advice to sophisticated clients in matters involving corporate and securities law, real estate, and litigation. With more than 60 attorneys and offices in Chicago and Northbrook, Ill., the firm possesses the resources and depth to manage the most complex matters, while ensuring that the needs of all clients are met in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.