Kevin Patrick Murphy

Partner

Direct:  216.928.2950
Fax:  216.916.2375

kmurphy@walterhav.com

Overview

Kevin is the administrative partner of Walter Haverfield and a partner in the firm’s Business Services Group. His experience includes representing public and private companies on major real estate transactions including construction, development, financing, leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, exchanges, zoning, and entitlements. Kevin’s practice also focuses on negotiating acquisitions, dispositions, buyouts, and joint ventures and advises on structuring transactions and corporate governance matters. In addition, Kevin regularly represents financial institutions and corporate borrowers in connection with commercial loan transactions.

Additionally, Kevin is knowledgeable in representing marijuana business owners, individuals looking to enter the legal cannabis industry, and clients looking to effect change in marijuana laws and regulations.

Download Kevin Patrick Murphy's Full Bio

Experience

FINANCIAL SERVICES
  • Represented a regional port authority in connection with fixed-rate financing, structured leasing and infrastructure financing
  • Represented New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)-listed banks, leading global investment banks, asset management firms, and life insurance companies on commercial loans, including whole loans, mezzanine loans and bridge loans
  • Represented a regional mutual bank on commercial loan transactions
  • Represented a private developer in connection with the formation of a real estate private equity fund
MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS & JOINT VENTURES
  • Represented one of the largest shopping center Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in the United States in connection with portfolio shopping center divestitures, outlet sales, site assemblage and acquisition/development projects, easements with covenants and restrictions (ECRs), joint ventures and unwinds, and various financing transactions
  • Counseled a global chemical company in connection with the sale of legacy properties, leasing matters and the acquisition and development of manufacturing, processing and warehousing facilities
  • Represented a NYSE-listed REIT in the acquisition of a national self-storage portfolio
  • Represented various joint ventures in the negotiation of joint venture and operating agreements
REAL ESTATE
  • Counseled a private developer in the acquisition, development, financing, and leasing of a residential, retail, entertainment and lifestyle center known as Pinecrest
  • Represented developers in connection with New Markets and Historic Tax Credits
  • Represented the owner of the Flats East project in Cleveland
  • Represented private developer in the preparation of a portfolio of 22 regional shopping centers for sale
  • Represented a public company in plant acquisitions and sales of plants in the following states: Iowa, Ohio, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, and in the following foreign jurisdictions: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, England, France, Mexico, Slovenia, South Africa, and Venezuela
TELECOMMUNICATIONS & RIGHT-OF-WAY
  • Represented several national NYSE-listed cellular service providers in the preparation and negotiation of cell tower leases in the Midwest

Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Irish Legal 100, 2022
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers©, 2022
  • Selected for inclusion to Ohio Super Lawyers list, 2014-22
  • Recognized in Crain’s Cleveland Business Forty Under 40, 2014

award
award
Best Lawyers Award Badge

Articles

Presentations

  • “Real Estate & Cannabis: Financial Opportunity or Unmanageable Risk?” International Council of Shopping Centers Law Conference, 2018
  • Medical Marijuana Seminar, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 2017
  • “Exploring Public Easements, Utility Easements and Rights-of-Way,” HalfMoon Education Inc. seminar, 2013

Associations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • Public Affairs Chair, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties of Ohio
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Member, St. Ignatius High School Alumni Association

Disclaimer


By transmitting an email using this website link, you are expressly agreeing to the terms set forth below:

Sending an email does not constitute a discussion or consultation with Walter | Haverfield or any of its attorneys on a specific legal matter and does not create an attorney-client relationship with Walter | Haverfield or any of its attorneys. Do not transmit any information regarding a specific legal matter or any confidential information unless you have prior written permission from a Walter | Haverfield attorney.

Accept Decline