Am Law 100 Polsinelli welcomes renowned Chicago real estate attorney Kimberly Perlman as a shareholder in the firm’s Chicago office. Pearlman joins a rapidly growing national real estate practice with significant experience in general consulting and development, including over a decade as a lawyer and real estate partner for DLA Piper.
Starting her career at Kirkland & Ellis, Natalie Yosef also joined Polsinelli Real Estate Practice and the Chicago office as a lawyer. The female duo adds depth to Paulcinelli’s rapidly growing real estate demand, including extensive experience in the Chicago area.
Pearlman specializes in real estate on a wide range of issues, including advising clients on acquisitions and sales, leases, joint ventures, financing and development, and business strategy. She works with her clients to structure deals practically and creatively, solve problems and close deals for borrowers, lenders, investors, landlords, tenants and developers with interests in various types of property.
Pearlman advises local, regional and national clients on issues related to hotels, office buildings and high-rise apartment buildings, shops, healthcare facilities and industrial enterprises. She has significant experience as a General Counsel for a multi-family developer in Chicago after more than a decade as a real estate and financial consultant for the international law firm DLA Piper.
Pearlman received his BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and later received his JD from the John Marshall School of Law.
Natalie Yosef, new real estate lawyer, deals with real estate transactions and issues related to development. She provides a range of legal services throughout the lifecycle of a real estate transaction, including lease, acquisition, disposal, development and financing. She came to Polsinelli after working for the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis and as an assistant to the Honorable Justice Thomas L. Kilbride of the Illinois Supreme Court.
Polsinelli’s growing real estate practice continues to keep pace with demand, adding about 10 new lawyers and attorneys since the beginning of May.