BOSTON — March 19, 2015 — Attorney Jennifer H. Weiss has rejoined international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in the firm’s Tax Group in Boston. Her return signals further expansion of the firm’s Boston office and a commitment to high-level work on behalf of clients involved in complex tax-related real estate matters.
Weiss brings a wealth of experience in structuring, negotiating, and documenting complex tax-oriented commercial transactions, primarily involving real estate, real estate securities, and capital market transactions. She advises on the formation, qualification and operation of real estate investment trusts, as well as fund formations, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, collective investment and reinvestment vehicles, real estate securitization, equity and debt investment structuring and restructuring, work-outs, venture capital transactions, foreign in-bound investments, unrelated business income tax and all aspects of investments in pass-thru entities. Her clients include REITs (including public, listed and non-traded, and private) and real estate investment vehicles, as well as other public, private and institutional taxable and tax-exempt entities.
“I am excited to return to one of the leading real estate and tax practices in the country,” said Weiss, “The firm’s depth of industry experience and collaborative approach to client service will be a tremendous asset to me and my clients. Greenberg Traurig is the ideal place to expand my practice.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer back to the firm,” said Terence P. McCourt, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office. “With her more than 20 years of experience in tax law, she enhances the depth of services we provide to innovative real estate clients. She brings a creative approach to solving problems in a highly regulated and complex environment that will help our clients thrive and grow.”