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Real Estate Expert Witness
Real Estate Developer & Investor
- Over 18 years of direct commercial and residential real estate experience.
- Direct experience working for publicly traded REIT’s, private equity and developers.
- Participated in over $3,000,000,000 of commercial real estate transactions across property type and geography.
- Formed over $200,000,000 in real estate joint ventures.
- Managed over 11,000,000 SF of commercial real estate assets.
- Procured over $500,000,000 in equity and debt investments.
- Negotiated over 200 leases totaling more than 2,000,000 SF.
- Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker.
- Formerly Held NASD Series 22 and 63 Licenses as well as LEED AP for New Construction (v2.2).
Expert Witness and Real Estate Consulting
- Served as an expert witness and/or consultant on over 50 different real estate matters with assets valued in excess of $400,000,000.
- Substantial trial and deposition experience.
- Published over 40 articles on commercial real estate investments and markets; cited in over 100 articles.
- Previous clients include municipalities, governmental agencies, universities, insurance companies, public REIT’s, creditors to bankruptcy, equity investors, developers, property owners, tenants and individual homeowners.
- Certified Mediator – National Association o Certified Mediators (expected 3/2021)
- B.A. from Emory University, a J.D. from IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law, an LL.M. in Taxation from Northwestern University and a Certificate in Hotel Real Estate and Asset Management from Cornell University. Mr. Rothbart is expected to receive a Certificate in Real Estate Investment and Development from Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business in 2021.
- Licensed Illinois attorney with focus on real estate, tax, bankruptcy and securities law.
- Adjunct Professor of Law since 2007.
Licensed attorney with experience throughout many facets of the real estate industry.
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