W. Christopher Rabil is a partner and real estate business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. His practice is focused on retail, commercial and multi-family acquisition, development, leasing and finance. Mr. Rabil has experience in a broad range of commercial real estate matters, including the acquisition and disposition of multi-asset portfolios, multi-family properties, timberland, retail shopping centers, medical office buildings, and commercial buildings. He is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law.
Mr. Rabil’s significant representations with Foley & Lardner LLP include:
Mr. Rabil was recently recognized by The Legal 500 for his work in the area of real estate (2015). In 2010, he was named a Florida Trend Legal Elite "Up and Comer." He was also selected for inclusion in the 2016-2017 Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Stars® lists.
Mr. Rabil co-authored the article, "Delaware Supreme Court Upholds New NOL Pill," published in Delaware Corporate, a Westlaw Journal/Thomson Reuters (October 18, 2010).
Mr. Rabil earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law (high honors, 2004), where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. He also holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Florida. He was valedictorian of his class in graduate school, and received highest honors in his undergraduate career.
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Mr. Rabil is a member of the Florida Bar, American Bar Association, the Urban Land Institute and the Jacksonville Bar Association.