John L. Sullivan
is the Chair of DLA Piper’s US Real Estate Group. He has a broad-ranging practice that encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate, with a particular emphasis representing public and private pension plans, opportunity funds, investment advisers and non-US investors in equity, debt, hybrid and joint-venture transactions throughout North America. John is very familiar with UBTI, VCOC and REOC issues faced by tax-exempt and benefit plan investors and with the tax and regulatory issues faced by non-US investors. A large portion of John's practice involves representing institutional investors in real estate joint ventures. He has significant experience representing non-US investors in their US real estate investments. He also has substantial experience representing both lenders and borrowers in complex real estate loan workouts and restructurings throughout the US.