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Eugene JM Leone

Eugene JM Leone

White & Case LLP227 West Monroe StreetSuite 3900ChicagoIllinoisUSA60606-5055

Global Leader

Real Estate 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eugene J M Leone is a favourite among peers who praise him as a "very smart lawyer" in the market. His practice encompasses complex real estate transactions, joint ventures, leasing and financing.


Eugene "Gene" Leone is a partner in the global M&A practice group at White & Case, and a member of the firm's real estate industry group, based in the Chicago and New York offices.

Gene represents some of the most recognisable names in real estate and has a track record of leading, structuring and executing complicated deal transactions for a broad universe of investors, including private equity, entrepreneurs and public companies. His practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate, including joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, financings and workouts.

A highly rated lawyer and sought-after speaker, Gene is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the Real Estate Roundtable, and frequently speaks on a variety of real estate topics at conferences around the country.

He received his JD from George Washington University in 1982, and his BA in history and economics from Cornell University in 1979.

Gene has been recognised by Best Lawyers and Euromoney, and has the highest available rating from Chambers and Martindale-Hubbell.

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