Benjamin D. Levin

Of Counsel

Overview

Benjamin D. Levin is of counsel and a business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Levin represents businesses, municipalities, and individuals in all aspects of real estate related transactions, including sales, purchases, and financings. He has extensive experience in tax incremental finance, redevelopment, and eminent domain transactions. He is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

Education

Mr. Levin graduated from Harvard Law School, cum laude, in 1990, and Amherst College, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1985.

Recognition

He has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system and is listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers (2005-06). Mr. Levin has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of real estate law.

Representative Matters

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Served as bond counsel for a Wisconsin redevelopment authority's negotiated sale and issuance of $24.8M Taxable Lease Revenue Bonds, Series 2013 (KI Convention Center Project), which included a complex real estate component.
Public offering of $450 million of senior notes supported by collateral bonds.
Foley represented Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE listed Integrys Energy Group, Inc., in a $300 million offering of its senior notes (fading lien since have collateral first mortgage bonds to start).

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