Mitchell L. Berg

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Mitchell L. Berg

Mitchell L. Berg

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Biography

* Practices:
* Real Estate
* Corporate
* Investment Management

Education

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1981
cum laude

B.A., Brown University, 1976
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

Mitch Berg is a partner in the Real Estate Department and the Private Funds Group. He handles a wide range of real estate transactions and has extensive experience in the formation and structuring of real estate investment funds, joint ventures and other vehicles for investment in real estate, including public and private real estate investment trusts, co-investment vehicles and separate accounts. He has broad experience in the acquisition and financing of large portfolios of real estate, including hotels, apartment buildings, industrial buildings and telecommunications towers and other facilities.

EXPERIENCE

Mitch's transactional experience includes sales, acquisitions, financings and joint venture transactions, including the representation of such clients as Oaktree Capital Management, Apollo Global Real Estate, Centerbridge Partners, Five Mile Capital Partners, Hines Interests Limited Partnership, UBS, Oak Hill Capital Partners, Taylor Morrison, the LeFrak Organization and Farallon Capital Management and, in the telecommunications area, TowerCo, Lendlease Group, Millicom International Cellular and Cell C (Pty) Ltd.

His fund formation experience has included the representation of such fund sponsors as KKR Asia Limited, Avenue Capital Group, Iron Point Partners, Hines Interests Limited Partnership, Rose Smart Growth and IREO Management in establishing funds that invest both domestically and in Europe, China, India and other non-U.S. markets.

As part of his representation of sponsors of real estate investment funds, he is conversant with issues relating to the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, ERISA and unrelated business taxable income and other matters of tax and regulatory concern to investment funds.

His articles on complex issues and new developments in real estate law have appeared in the Real Estate Finance Journal, The National Law Journal and the New York Law Journal.

Mitch was recognized by Legal 500 for his work in real estate and construction (2012-2015) and media, technology, and telecoms (2012-2013).

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Education
J.D., cum laude
Class of 1981

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

B.A., magna cum laude
Class of 1976

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Career History
Partner
Current

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a law firm that serve as counsel to companies and investment funds. They have expertise in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2013

Majority Leader at Office of the Senate Majority Leader, Mitchell McConnell, Jr.

$5,000
2012

Former President of United States

$500
2012

Former Governor of Nebraska

Transactions
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Elanco Animal Health, Inc. purchases Bayer Animal Health GmbH from Bayer AG

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Dfw Capital Partners, Inc. purchases Vertex Group, Inc. from Oak Hill Capital Management LLC, Knox Lawrence International LLC, GenNx360 Capital Partners

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Integrated Oncology Network LLC, Silver Oak Services Partners LLC purchase ePlus Cancer Care from Kohlberg & Company LLC

Events
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Stamford, CT, United States
2011 Yale School of Management Annual Private Equity Conference

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