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LP Promotes Benjamin Altshul, Robert Garner, and Sean Williams to Partner


January 3, 2024

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CHICAGO, IL, January 3, 2024 – Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC (LP) is pleased to announce that the following three attorneys have been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2024: Benjamin Altshul, Robert Garner, and Sean Williams.

Benjamin Altshul has been promoted to partner in the Real Estate Group. He represents commercial real estate clients in acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and financing transactions. Altshul has extensive experience representing clients in the purchase and sale of multi-family and shopping center asset classes. He has represented both tenants and commercial landlords, including large private equity companies and commercial brokerage companies, in commercial lease issues, such as disputes regarding lease compliance, collections, and other disputes. Altshul is also a board member of the Jewish Council for Youth Services.

Robert Garner has been promoted to partner in LP’s Corporate and Tax Planning Groups. Garner works closely with private equity firms, real estate investors, strategists, and entrepreneurs on tax structuring related to acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations, restructurings, recapitalizations, and other tax matters. Additionally, Garner handles a broad range of general corporate matters for clients, including business formation, mergers and acquisitions agreements, and contract negotiation. He has extensive experience conducting all aspects of federal/state tax due diligence on potential acquisition targets and in transactional tax modeling.

Sean Williams has been promoted to partner in the Financial Services & Restructuring Group. He assists debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees, and purchasers of assets in bankruptcy courts nationwide and purchasers and sellers in out-of-court restructurings and distressed asset sales. He also has experience in general commercial litigation matters, with substantial experience prosecuting and defending significant preference and fraudulent transfer actions in bankruptcy cases. 

“LP is committed to developing, empowering, and promoting the next generation of leaders,” said Jeffery Hoffenberg, Managing Partner of LP. “These attorneys have substantial experience in their respective practice areas and have also demonstrated a commitment to providing an unsurpassed client experience and advancing the firm’s goals. We are pleased to promote them to the role of partner.”


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, estate planning, 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 as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, it truly differentiates itself through its commitment to “The LP Way” – the firm’s model for creating an unparalleled client experience at an exceptional value.

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Filed under: Corporate, Financial Services & Restructuring, Real Estate

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