John L. Opar

John L. Opar, Deputy Practice Group Leader of the Real Estate Group, has extensive experience in all areas of commercial real estate law, including foreign investment in U.S. real estate. He has worked extensively on Shari’ah compliant investments and has been involved in development projects in the U.S., the Middle East, China, England, Germany and the Philippines. Mr. Opar has been recognized in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers, New York Super Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers.

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Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate, 2) Investment Funds, 3) State Controlled Companies/Sovereign Wealth Funds and 4) Islamic Finance
Law School University of Pennsylvania Law School, (J.D., 1980)
Education Swarthmore College (B.A., 1977)
Most recent firm Shearman & Sterling LLP
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