Dianne M. Lu

Counsel, Chicago

Biography

Overview

Dianne M. Lu is a Counsel in the Global M&A Practice Group and a member of the Real Estate Industry Group, based in the Chicago office. Dianne's practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and office and retail leasing. Dianne represents lenders and borrowers in connection with asset based loans and credit facilities. Her experience also includes real estate joint ventures and development.

Bars and Courts
Illinois State Bar
Education
JD
Northeastern University School of Law
BA
Yale University
Languages
English

Experience

Dianne's representative experience prior to joining the Firm include the representation of:

A developer in the acquisition, financing and joint venture of several Midwest commercial properties that are being converted to multifamily and student housing projects.

A real estate opportunity fund in the acquisition, leasing and sale of office buildings in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.

An investment manager in the disposition and defeasance of an industrial portfolio in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A private equity real estate investment firm in the disposition and defeasance of multifamily properties in North Carolina and South Carolina.

A commercial real estate debt fund in a mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by a condominium community in Miami, Florida.