Press Release
April 13, 2023

Goodwin Strengthens Joint Venture and Real Estate Finance Platform in San Francisco with Partner Dustin Calkins

Global law firm Goodwin today announced that Dustin Calkins joined the firm’s Real Estate practice as a partner, resident in the San Francisco office.

“Dustin is a highly skilled lawyer with broad experience that perfectly complements our offering for real estate clients in Northern California, nationally and globally,” said Diana Brummer, co-chair of Goodwin’s Real Estate practice. “His joint venture and real estate finance expertise will enhance our local and global clients’ ability to deploy capital and achieve their business goals. We are delighted to welcome Dustin to Goodwin.”

Calkins represents leading public and private, and national and international real estate investors on a broad array of transactions focused on commercial assets, including industrial, multifamily, office, hotel and retail properties. He helps clients engage in transactions and financings, including forming joint ventures for numerous purposes such as large-scale investments, developments and recapitalizations. Calkins also advises on acquisitions and dispositions of single assets as well as large national portfolios, ground-up developments and large-scale re-developments, commercial leases and complex loan facilities.

Goodwin’s highly acclaimed Real Estate practice, with more than 200 lawyers across the U.S., Europe and Asia, offers deep market insights and practical approaches to help both private and public clients make the most of every investment decision. With experience across the wide array of real estate specialty areas, Goodwin has the ability to represent clients through the complete life cycle of a real estate investment. From private fund formation and all types of real estate transactions to REITs and real estate M&A, Goodwin is fully equipped with the knowledge necessary to help companies structure, raise and deploy real estate capital.

Goodwin is consistently ranked as a top advisor in the real estate industry, including in Chambers, Commercial Property Executive, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.