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Frank Eichenlaub

Senior Counsel

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5000 x(73) 5639
Fax: (312) 460-7639
Mobile: (312) 305-0355
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Frank Eichenlaub is Senior Counsel in the Real Estate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, located in the firm's Chicago Office.  Mr. Eichenlaub’s practice area is focused on representing clients ranging from Fortune 10 corporations to newly created real estate entities in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. He possesses specialized knowledge in real estate securities offerings and bankruptcy transactions. Mr. Eichenlaub has substantial experience in structuring, negotiating and closing complicated and sophisticated transactions. Mr. Eichenlaub was named a Rising Star.

Frank Eichenlaub is Senior Counsel in the Real Estate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, located in the firm's Chicago Office.  Mr. Eichenlaub’s practice area is focused on representing clients ranging from Fortune 10 corporations to newly created real estate entities in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. He possesses specialized knowledge in real estate securities offerings and bankruptcy transactions. Mr. Eichenlaub has substantial experience in structuring, negotiating and closing complicated and sophisticated transactions. Mr. Eichenlaub was named a Rising Star.

Education

  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law (2002)
    with honors, North Carolina Law Review, Staff Member and Symposium Editor
  • B.A., Indiana University (1993)
    with high distinction, Political Science/Journalism. Indiana Daily Student, Staff Writer

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • Northern District of Illinois

Affiliations

  • Panelist, American Bar Association panel on tenant-in-common and Delaware statutory trust offerings
  • Instructor, Lorman Seminar on construction agreements
  • Fellow at Community Economic Development Clinic at DePaul School of Law
  • Public Interest Law Initiative Illinois Bar (2002)

Practice Concentration

Mr. Eichenlaub concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate, with an emphasis in the following areas:

  • Loan workouts and restructurings, with a particular emphasis on workouts and restructuring involving borrowers that are tenants-in-common or Delaware statutory trusts
  •  Financing, representing major lending institutions and borrowers in mortgage, construction and secured and unsecured loan transactions
  •  Leasing, representing landlords and tenants in lease, amendment and termination negotiations
  • Acquisitions and dispositions, including dispositions of distressed assets and assets under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
  •  Corporate real estate services, including substantial experience in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and corporate financing
  • Real estate securities, representing sponsors of tenant-in-common and Delaware statutory trust offerings