Chris Mangin is a nationally-recognized authority on real estate investment trust (REIT) taxation, real estate funds, and real estate partnerships.
Chris partners with his clients to provide practical and commercial solutions to tax issues oriented toward achieving their business goals. His work has earned him recognition in Chambers USA, where reviewers praised Chris as “a very impressive lawyer" with a "strong understanding of REIT tax consequences." He is also recognized by Legal 500 (US) in US Real Estate-REITs.
Chris works with REITs, real estate companies, and private equity sponsors on IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, real estate fund formation, qualified opportunity zone funds, joint ventures, take-private transactions, spin-offs, financings, dispositions, recapitalizations, and issues relating to foreign investment in U.S. real estate under FIRPTA.
Chris is a frequent speaker at conferences on the taxation of REITs.
Prior to attending law school, Chris spent three years working as a certified public accountant at Big Four accounting firms.