David M. Wolff - McDermott Will & Emery


David Wolff is the co-head of the US real estate practice and head of the Chicago real estate group. He represents private equity sponsors, real estate investment trusts, developers, capital providers and other institutional and non-institutional investors in commercial real estate, real estate finance and other related transactions. David advises clients in the structuring, negotiating and documenting of all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including financing, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and development of various property types located throughout the US.

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  • Represented a leading private equity firm in its acquisition of two new development multifamily apartment communities
  • Represented several private equity firms and investment management firms in the negotiation of joint ventures with operating partners, and the related acquisitions and financings of various types of properties, including, without limitation, industrial/logistics, multifamily, hotel, data center, shopping center, office and medical office properties*
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with its roll-up sale of a $3.2 billion portfolio of 280 US select service hotels to a newly-formed investment fund comprised of sovereign wealth funds and other investors*

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  • The Legal 500 US, Recommended, 2015-2023


  • American Bar Association, member


University of Chicago Law School, JD, 2007
University of Southern California, BA, cum laude, 2003