Jonathan S. Baker is an associate in the Chicago office of Mayer Brown’s Real Estate practice. Jonathan represents US and foreign private equity funds, real estate investment trusts, insurance companies, opportunity funds, developers and other institutional investors in all types of equity and debt real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, financings and developments involving all types of real estate assets including office buildings, apartment complexes, retail centers, industrial and logistics facilities, hotels, medical office buildings and assisted-living facilities.
He regularly represents equity investors in the creation of joint ventures for the purpose of acquiring, developing and operating all classes of real estate assets. He also has significant experience in cross-border real estate transactions that use complex tax structures. He also represents a variety of financial institutions in private placement transactions and other financings with a particular focus on credit tenant loans.
Prior to attending law school, Jonathan worked as an analyst for Heartland Capital Resources providing individual stock and portfolio analysis with a focus on small and micro-cap stocks within the energy, basic materials and financial sectors.
- University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, magna cum laude
- Pepperdine University, BA, cum laude
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