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Paul E. Meyer


Mayer Brown

Represents investors and developers in various facets of real estate transactions and financing

Practice focuses on cross-border investments utilizing complex tax structures

Paul Meyer is a Partner in Mayer Brown’s Real Estate group, is one of the co-chairs of the Real Estate group’s cross border practice and former head of the Chicago Real Estate practice.

His practice includes the representation of real estate investors and developers in domestic and international equity and debt real estate transactions, including complex tax structured joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and financing. Real estate includes office buildings, apartment complexes, retail centers, industrial and logistics facilities, hotels, storage facilities, condominiums, medical office buildings and assisted-living facilities.

He also works with senior loans, construction loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity investments.  In recent years Meyer’s practice has focused on cross-border investments that utilize complex tax structures. Clients include US and non-US insurance companies, US and non-US fund sponsors, pension funds advisors, REITs, institutional investors, developers, asset managers and other capital providers.

BTI Consulting Group named Meyer “Client Service All-Star” He has been ranked in Chambers USA, as well as in The Best Lawyers in America, Leading Lawyers and Super Lawyers.

Meyer serves as executive board member and as the general counsel of AFIRE (Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate).

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Paul Meyer with Connect CRE’s 2022 Chicago & Midwest 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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