Aaron Roffwarg

Lecturer in Management - Real Estate

Aaron Roffwarg, chair of the firm's real estate department, represents and counsels clients in transactions that involve real estate and construction projects, including synthetic lease and sale‐leaseback transactions, complex midstream oil and gas projects, pipelines and terminals used to transport oil, gas and other petroleum products and merchant electric generation facilities. He represents private equity investors, developers, financial institutions and utilities in transactions that include acquisitions and divestitures of assets and companies, structured finance, leveraged finance, project development and project finance.

Aaron regularly counsels clients on strategic transactions in a creative, efficient and effective manner. Recent transactions include the development of a major intermodal terminal in close proximity to the Eagle‐Ford Shale, the sale and leaseback (Credit‐Tenant Leveraged Lease) of an office building Houston, Texas for a major energy company, the construction and synthetic lease financing of a new Class‐A global headquarters for a major energy company in Houston, Texas, the unwinding of a leveraged lease and subsequent sale of a terminal facility in Washington, and acquisition of a publicly‐traded pipeline company by a Houston‐based company.

Aaron has been recognized by a number of rankings publications for his experience in energy, real estate and corporate finance transactions. According to Chambers & Partners' Chambers USA, Aaron has won praise as a "project finance expert" (2009) and for his "outstanding level of experience" (2008). Additionally, Chambers USA notes that Aaron "has the ability to convince everyone of the reasonableness of his arguments and recommendations" (2010).

Teaching Interests: 

-Real estate law