ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2012) - Jeffrey D. Lowe has joined the capital transactions and real estate practice of King & Spalding as a counsel in the Atlanta office, the firm announced today. Lowe was a senior associate at Locke Lord LLP.
Lowe focuses his practice on real estate finance, capital markets, private equity, fund formation and property-related transactions. He received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law and a B.A. degree, with honors, from Syracuse University.
King & Spalding's capital transactions and real estate practice has completed an international expansion over the past six months, with the establishment of real estate practices in Paris and London. Partner Nigel Heilpern joined the firm's London office in July, and a seven-lawyer real estate team was added to the Paris office in May, including partners Benoît Marcilhacy and Pascal Schmitz. In February 2102, Dr. Axel Schilder joined the Frankfurt real estate practice.
"Our recent expansions have further enhanced the firm's global real estate strength," said Sarah R. Borders, leader of King & Spalding's capital transactions and real estate practice. "Jeff's arrival in Atlanta brings additional experience to the team, particularly with respect to our real estate finance strength, and we welcome Jeff to King & Spalding."
King & Spalding's capital transactions and real estate practice group provides experienced, sophisticated advice to the firm's real estate clients, earning it a reputation as one of the leading real estate capital markets practices in the United States. More than 70 lawyers in the firm's Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Charlotte, Dubai, New York, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Paris and San Francisco offices are actively engaged in the work of this practice. These lawyers represent some of the world's largest financial institutions, institutional investors, pension funds, investment advisors, asset managers, real estate investment trusts and developers.
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