Chip’s practice focuses on real estate, hospitality and health care companies with respect to a variety of real estate, corporate/securities and general business matters.
Chip represents investors, developers, private equity funds, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), management companies, lenders and corporations in the acquisition, financing, development, leasing, management and sale of office, retail, multifamily, industrial, hospitality, health care, senior housing and residential properties. Chip has particular experience in the formation of partnerships, joint ventures and funds for the investment of capital in real estate opportunities.
Chip first joined the Firm in 1985 and has played a key role in building the Firm’s real estate practice. In 1999, Chip joined one of the Firm’s private equity clients as a Principal. While there, he handled public and private mergers, acquisitions and securities transactions from both the business and the legal perspective, as well as the formation of the Firm’s investment funds and many of the Firm’s administrative functions. Chip rejoined Munsch Hardt in 2002. The time Chip spent as a client, focused on a broad spectrum of financial, investment, operational and other business concerns in addition to complex legal issues, gave him a unique perspective on better serving client needs as outside counsel.
Chip has served as a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors and Compensation Committee, and Chair of the Firm’s Real Estate group.