Real Estate Development Attorney Michael Hatting Joins Stinson Leonard Street in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (March 19, 2018)—Stinson Leonard Street LLP is pleased to announce that Michael Hatting has joined the firm as a partner in Minneapolis.
Hatting represents real estate developers, investors, and lenders in buying, selling, financing, developing and leasing all types of commercial and residential real estate projects. He has a particular focus helping clients secure both state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits for preserving and redeveloping historic properties. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, project development, joint venture financing, formation of real estate investment funds, property management and leasing.
Hatting also advises business clients in general business and governance issues including, organizing and structuring entities, purchasing and selling assets. He also formed and managed an asset fund that identifies and rehabilitates distressed properties.
Previously he served as executive vice president and general counsel for a privately held real estate development company. He joins the firm from a successful private practice based in Minneapolis. Hatting earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law.
Stinson's real estate development practice is nationally recognized. The firm offers a full range of services that enables clients to complete their transactions—and achieve their business goals. Attorneys routinely handle nationwide real estate development projects for clients with commercial, retail, office, mixed-use, industrial and residential developments. Clients include developers, property owners, tenants and governmental entities.
"Throughout his career Mike has worked with many large commercial real estate lenders on high profile deals. His experience as a former general counsel gives him the unique insight and ability to anticipate the questions his clients have when working on a new deal or development and helps him deliver highly effective and practical legal advice. In addition, his capabilities helping clients with historic tax credits strengthens another one of our firm's core practices. We are very excited that he is joining us," said Todd LaSala, chair of Stinson's real estate practice.