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Levenfeld Pearlstein’s National Real Estate Practice Expands with Addition of Partner Kelly Booker


October 20, 2021

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CHICAGO, October 20, 2021 – Levenfeld Pearlstein is delighted to announce that Kelly Booker has joined the firm as a Partner in its Real Estate Group.

Booker’s practice focuses on representing clients in connection with corporate real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, financing and refinancing transactions, restructurings, commercial real estate development and construction, commercial leasing, and mezzanine financing. She also represents REITs and other companies in connection with the acquisition, disposition, leasing, and financing of properties leased to the federal government. She practices out of the Washington, D.C. area.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kelly to the firm,” said Jeffery Hoffenberg, a partner in LP’s Real Estate Group. “Not only does she prioritize client service and maintain strong relationships with her clients, but her experience working with the federal government and REITs will elevate the scope of LP’s national real estate practice.”

The addition of Booker is part of the intentional and strategic expansion of LP’s Real Estate Group. In recent months, the firm has also welcomed senior counsel Sara Cooper and associates Will Pawlowski, Varun Chari, and Benjamin Altshul. Booker joins LP from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, where she was a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Group.

LP’s Real Estate Group has a successful track record in all major types of real estate transactions, across a diverse set of commercial property types. This includes acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, real estate development, real estate tax structuring, commercial leasing, and debt and equity financing. The group is made up of more than just intelligent and experienced lawyers. Our success is the result of the hard work, dedication and insight that comes from taking on the issues facing LP’s clients as if they were our own. We pride ourselves on being thoughtful business advisors and efficient deal managers. This is precisely why this Chambers ranking, which is primarily based on client feedback, is uniquely satisfying for our Real Estate group – it is a testament to our deep relationship with our trusted clients.

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About Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC: Chicago-based Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC provides legal and business counsel to sophisticated clients across a broad range of corporate, tax, real estate, and litigation matters. LP works with clients to understand the full impact of the law on their businesses and proactively addresses their legal issues so that they can quickly return to doing what they do best. While the firm possesses the resources and depth necessary to manage the most complex matters most efficiently and cost-effectively possible, it truly differentiates itself through its commitment to “The LP Way”. Unique among corporate law firms, the LP Way is the firm’s model for creating an unparalleled client experience at an exceptional value. Visit our website at, and follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter at @lplegal.

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