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Ettore A. Santucci


Goodwin Procter

Focused experience in specialized legal structures, including UpREITS and downREITS

Former Chair of he ABA Business Law Section's Legal Opinions Committee

In his role as Goodwin Proctor’s Co-Chair of REITs and Real Estate M&A, Ettore Santucci represents publicly traded REITs and real estate operating companies in corporate finance and M&A, as well as corporate governance and securities matters. He has focused expertise in the specialized legal structures commonly used in the real estate capital markets, such as UPREITs and downREITs, and executing portfolio acquisitions.

He also regularly advises U.S. clients in outbound investments, international joint ventures and M&A, as well as Italian and Western-European clients in similar transactions inbound towards the United States.

Santucci is the former chair of the ABA Business Law Section’s Legal Opinions Committee, and was the reporter for the ABA Legal Opinions Committee’s report on cross-border legal opinions of U.S. counsel. He is a member of the TriBar Opinion Committee, the American Law Institute, and member of the Board of Directors of the Working Group on Legal Opinions. He is a frequent speaker and writer

He is included in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Capital Markets: REITs), Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Capital Markets: REITs – National and Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets – Massachusetts). He has also been listed in U.S. News-Best Lawyers and The Legal 500 U.S.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Ettore Santucci with Connect CRE’s 2022 Boston & New England Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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