Alston & Bird LLP
Mark Rusche is a real estate transactional lawyer representing owners, investors and users of all types of commercial real estate projects, including office, retail, industrial, apartments, hotels and mixed use. He handles acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, major leases, equity investments, forward developments and portfolio transactions and his practice is national in scope. Mark has handled transactions from Boston to California, from Florida to Washington and most states in between. He has particular expertise in senior housing transactions, where he represented one of the nation's most prominent pension fund advisors for more than twenty years in connection with senior housing projects worth over $2 billion.
Mark is recognized as one of the leading commercial office leasing lawyers in the country and represented one of the "Big Four" accounting firms for more than twenty years, handling major lease negotiations for them in all parts of the country. He is known as a deal making lawyer, who lawyers and clients say they want to work with again. Mark is ranked as a leading real estate lawyer inChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2006-2011), and The Best Lawyers in America ranked him a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law.