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Brian L. Sedlak


Jones Day

Represented The Ohio State University in its $483 million parking facilities monetization

Regular presenter at in-person and on-line industry conferences and webinars

Brian Sedlak co-leads Jones Day’s Real Estate Practice worldwide and oversees the Firm’s Corporate Real Estate Services Practice (CRES) out of its Chicago office. He advises clients on large-scale infrastructure projects and represents Fortune 500 companies, large U.S. developers, and real estate funds with their real estate portfolios and investments. Sedlak represents the owners and financing parties of major U.S. infrastructure assets, including power generation facilities, parking facilities, and toll roads. He also has significant experience in portfolio sale-leaseback transactions; engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreements; general secured financing; joint ventures; and annexation and development of real property.

Sedlak has led some of the largest public-private partnership (P3) infrastructure transactions in the United States. This includes representation of The Ohio State University in connection with the monetization of its parking facilities for $483 million and Northeastern University’s parking P3 monetization transaction.

Sedlak is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago and a board member of the Dean’s Advisory Counsel for the Department of Business and Management of Northeastern Illinois University. He also serves on the boards of MetroSquash (chair) and The Grant Park Orchestral Association. He is invited to speak at in-person and online industry conferences and webinars.

Sedlak’s honors include Thomas Reuters Stand-Out Lawyer, regular listings in Chambers Global, Chambers USA and the Legal 500, and the National Law Journal’s “Real Estate/Construction Trailblazer.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Brian Sedlak with Connect CRE’s 2022 National 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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