About John Sullivan
is chair of DLA Piper's US real estate practice and co-chair of the global real estate practice. He has a broad-ranging practice that encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate, with a particular emphasis on 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 has been lead counsel for many of the largest US real estate transactions. He is on the board of the Boston Chapter of the Urban Land Institute and is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. John is a guest lecturer at the MIT Real Estate Center and Columbia Business School, and is on the firm’s executive committee and policy committee.