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Brian B. Vavra

Associate
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Brian is an associate in Benesch’s Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group with experience representing publicly traded companies, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), institutional lenders, private equity companies, and developers. With a particular focus on corporate and institutional real estate, Brian’s work encompasses a variety of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, and development of real estate, mergers and acquisitions, secured financing, sale/leasebacks, and ground, retail, and industrial leasing.

In prior roles, Brian served as second chair in the global real estate representation of a Fortune 50 company and as in-house counsel to a Cleveland-based development company.  In addition to numerous individual transactions, these experiences included the strategic development of policies and procedures across each company’s portfolio of properties.

  • EDUCATION

    • Boston College Law School, 2011, J.D.
      • cum laude
    • The University of Texas at Austin, 2008, B.A.
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • Florida
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
    • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
    • CoreNet Global
    • NAIOP