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Kevin Nieland focuses his practice on real estate matters. He works with lenders, developers, investors and business owners on all aspects of real estate transactions.


  • Mortgage and mezzanine finance
  • Acquisitions
  • Dispositions
  • Leasing
  • Joint ventures
  • Development
  • Property management
  • Property tax incentives



  • Represented lender in the mortgage and mezzanine financing of a prominent hotel in downtown Nashville.°
  • Represented developer in the refinancing of twelve fully-leased office properties across eight states.°
  • Represented seller in the sale of an REO multifamily property in Chicago.°
  • Represented developer in the acquisition and lease of an expansive portfolio of industrial, office and retail space.°

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

  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Sarah S. Vance, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2011
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Jay C. Zainey, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2011
  • Legal Intern, New Orleans Pelicans, 2011


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2013
    • Editorial Board, Michigan Journal of Private Equity & Venture Capital Law
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
  • Illinois