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Rasha Elganzouri Gad Joins Quarles & Brady’s Real Estate Group in Chicago

CHICAGO – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Rasha Elganzouri Gad has joined the firm’s Real Estate Group as a partner in its Chicago office.

Rasha’s practice covers a wide range of complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, financing, construction, joint venture formation, development, leasing, hotel management and operation, structuring of entities for investment, and cross-border commercial transactions.

She has over twenty years of experience working for international law firms based in the United States, Dubai, UAE and Cairo, Egypt. Prior to joining Quarles, she led the Middle East practice at a Chicago commercial law firm and worked in-house for one of Dubai’s largest real estate developers.

“Rasha’s real estate practice transcends borders and meets the needs of clients wherever they do business,” said Paul Langer, Chicago Office Managing Partner. “She is adept at handling the full cycle of a real estate deal, whether it is a traditional real estate development project or a complex cross border transaction involving multiple parties across different countries. We are excited to have another savvy dealmaker join our team.”

Rasha is trilingual (Arabic, English, Spanish) and is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences. She is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the American Chamber of Commerce Egypt. Rasha received her joint J.D./M.B.A. degree, with honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Saint Mary’s College.