Andrew T. White

Andrew T. White: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Biography

Andrew T. White is a Shareholder in the Real Estate Group in the Chicago office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate advising real estate investors, funds, sponsors and operating companies on private equity capital raising, finance, investment and development of commercial real estate. He also advises on the formation of joint ventures to own, operate, develop, and finance a full range of property classes, including office, industrial, residential, hotel and retail properties. Andrew also represents purchasers/landlords in sale/leasebacks and in the financing of single-tenanted, net leased properties, including properties leased to credit tenants and non-credit tenants. He has significant experience representing clients in the acquisition, disposition and financing of individual and multi-asset portfolios of real estate, the creation of joint ventures for the ownership and development of real estate, and a broad range of financing matters.

Concentrations

•Commercial real estate
•Real estate financing
•Portfolio transactions and financing
•Acquisitions and dispositions

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2009-2017
•Listed, Leading Lawyers Network, Emerging Lawyer, 2015-2017
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers , Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011-2013 and 2015
•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010, 2013
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Articles

•Quoted, “Investors Ramping Up India Real Estate Buys Despite Hurdles”, Law360, October 8, 2015
•Quoted, 3 Trends In Structuring Real Estate JVs, Law360, September 9, 2014

Speeches

•Speaker, National Association of the Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), 20/20 Investor Summit, June 10, 2014

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

01.24.17 56 Greenberg Traurig Chicago Attorneys Recognized by Leading Lawyers

01.13.17 35 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in 2017 Edition of Illinois Super Lawyers

02.02.16 36 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Edition of Illinois Super Lawyers

03.18.15 Five Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Law360 Editorial Advisory Boards

01.13.15 63 Greenberg Traurig Chicago Attorneys Recognized by Leading Lawyers

02.21.14 5 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Appointed to Editorial Advisory Boards

01.11.13 36 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in 2013 Edition of Illinois Super Lawyers

01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360

02.10.12 Greenberg Traurig Elevates 19 Attorneys to Shareholder, 17 to Of Counsel

06.11.10 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Honors in Real Estate from Prestigious Legal Ranking and Publication Chambers and Partners USA

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
312.476.5131  Phone
312.456.8435  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Andrew-T-White
University Attended:
Fairfield University, B.S., Charles F. Dolan School of Business, 2000
Law School Attended:
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., Staff Editor, Loyola Consumer Law Review, 2003
Year of First admission:
2003
Admission:
2003, Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Sponsor Member, National Association of the Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), 20/20 Investor Summit Planning Committee, 2014-2015
•Board Member, Law360, Real Estate Editorial Advisory Board, 2014-2015
•Former Executive Board Member, Chicago Jesuit Academy, Junior Board of Directors, 2010-2011
•Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
•Member, Urban Land Institute

Birth Information:
Wilmette, Illinois, May 31, 1978
Reported Cases:
Significant Representations: Representation of a real estate private equity fund in connection with multiple capital raisings from institutional and high-net worth investors and the negotiation of all documents in connection therewith; and the representation of the funds with their subsequent investments in triple-net lease real estate projects in North America.Assisted the fund in developing standard documentation for its basic investment transactions.; Representation of a public REIT in connection with acquisitions, dispositions and sale-leaseback transactions of individual and multi-asset portfolios of real estate located across the United States.; Representation of a real estate private equity fund focused on large retail projects in the United States in connection with capital raising, investments, dispositions and general corporate matters.; Representation of a private real estate company focused on neighborhood shopping center/retail projects in the United States in connection with investments, financings, dispositions and general corporate matters.; Representation of a publicly-traded Canadian REIT in connection with acquisitions of individual and multi-asset portfolios of hotel/hospitality assets located in the United States.; Represented a publicly traded REIT as primary real estate counsel in connection with its merger with Wexford Science & Technology LLC for aggregate consideration of $672 million, including in connection with the assumption of approximately $192 million of debt.; Represented Albertson's LLC in its simultaneous disposition of both (a) 33-property portfolio in a sale-leaseback transaction with a publicly traded REIT valued at approximately $276 million, and (b) 26-property portfolio with a publicly traded REIT in a transaction valued at approximately $135 million.; Represented several U.S. multi-strategy hedge fund managers in connection with opportunistic investments in debt and equity related to commercial real estate.; Represented Kimco Realty Corporation in connection with the acquisition of Pan Pacific Retail Properties, Inc. for $2.9 billion in equity investment, and the assumption of $1.1 billion in debt.; Represented LandSource Communities in a $2.3 billion bankruptcy case involving more than 15,000 acres of real estate immediately north of Los Angeles.
ISLN:
918069465

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (9)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.8/5.0
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    4.9/5.0
  • Andrew T. White

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/03/09 in Commercial Real Estate on 12/03/09

    Excellent lawyer excellent person.

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    Excellent lawyer excellent person.

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  • Andrew T. White

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/03/09 in Real Estate on 12/03/09

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  • Andrew T. White

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/09/09 in Commercial Law on 11/09/09

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  • Andrew T. White

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 11/09/09 in Real Estate on 11/09/09

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  • Andrew T. White

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/03/09 in Real Estate on 11/03/09

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  • Andrew T. White

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/21/09 in Real Estate on 10/21/09

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  • Andrew T. White

    5.0/5.0 by a Staff Lawyer on 07/17/09 in Real Estate on 07/17/09

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  • Andrew T. White

    4.4/5.0 by a Partner on 10/30/09 in Real Estate on 10/30/09

    I can not rate the analytical capabilities becasue of an absence of personal knowledge. The remaider of the ratings are based on personal interaction and not business/pro...

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    I can not rate the analytical capabilities becasue of an absence of personal knowledge. The remaider of the ratings are based on personal interaction and not business/professional interaction

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  • Andrew T. White

    3.8/5.0 by a Associate on 10/29/09 in Real Estate Acquisitions on 10/29/09

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