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Casey Koppelman


Casey Koppelman is a partner in the Real Estate Group. He focuses on representing clients in complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing and loan workouts.

Casey represents landlords and tenants in all facets of commercial leasing, including office, retail, with a specialization in complex industrial and warehouse projects. He also represents clients in build-to-suit leases throughout the country. Additionally, he represents institutional real estate developers in all facets of the development process, including, acquisition, disposition, and financing with a focus on CMBS loans.

Finally, Casey regularly represents lenders in connection with construction financings, including syndicated financings, of all types of commercial properties throughout the country.  He is also a licensed real estate broker.

Among his notable transactions are:

  • Represented an ambulatory surgery center together with its hospital partner as the tenant in the negotiation of a long term lease agreement with a national health care REIT as landlord with respect to property located in Northern Michigan.
  • Represented an international real estate investment fund in connection with over 100 million in acquisitions and dispositions in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Minnesota, Indiana and Georgia.
  • Represented a national REIT in connection with a design build acquisition of an industrial facility located in Houston, Texas, which included a reverse 1031 Exchange and the acquisition of the limited partnership interest of the seller.
  • Represented a real estate developer located in Illinois in connection with the land acquisition, development agreement, construction financing, negotiation of a build to suit lease and eventual disposition of a warehouse facility located near Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Represented a national lending institution on construction, land development and acquisition loans totaling over 150 million on retail properties located in Florida, Michigan, Washington, Virginia, Hawaii, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Casey earned his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School and his B.A. from University of Michigan. Prior to joining LP, he was a partner with Varnum LLP and Dykema Gossett PLLC.

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Email Address

Phone Number

+1 312 476 7581

Additional Information

Education & Admissions

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • Michigan


  • International Council of Shopping Centers


  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2021
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Real Estate, 2011-2013

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