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Mark Hockley represents public and private institutions, national lenders, national utility companies, and real estate investment funds in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, condemnations, and secured financing transactions. He drafts and negotiates asset purchase agreements, sale agreements, assignments, deeds, construction licenses, and easements. Mark also drafts governance and authority documentation for real property transfers and financings, including resolutions, officer’s certificates, and operating agreements.


  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Easement and license agreements
  • Real estate development



  • Representation of a private label food and beverage producer in its sale to an Austin-based private equity firm for an undisclosed value.°
  • Representation of a major REIT in acquisition and disposition of various properties, including vacant land, industrial and office properties.°
  • Representation of multiple institutional lender clients regarding single site and portfolio financing transactions.°
  • Representation of utility company regarding dispute between private pipeline easements versus public rights-of-way.°
  • Representation of public entity in connection to the drafting and negotiation of skybridge construction license and easement agreements.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Hockley prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Legal Intern, City of Chicago Department of Law, Real Estate Division, 2012


  • J.D., cum laude, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, 2013
    • Member, Journal of International Law and Business
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame, 2007
  • Illinois