Elaine A. Hutchins

Partner

Cleveland
T 216.861.7937  |  F 216.696.0740

With more than 30 years of experience, Elaine Hutchins maintains a commercial real estate practice focused on project development and the representation of companies in real estate transactions. She has particular recent involvement in acquisitions and divestitures of clients in the waste management industry. Collaborating with others across the firm, Elaine crafts structures that are advantageous to clients from taxation, financial, and commercial perspectives.

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  • Represented waste management client in multiple acquisitions and divestitures throughout country. Coordinated with contacts within company to facilitate collaborative transactions.
  • Reorganized existing ownership into structure that would benefit from 1031 transaction for client during tax restructuring.
  • Represents waste industry client in connection with a joint venture to construct and operate facility for production of engineered fuel.
  • Is involved in sale of developed commercial property in which acquisition requires change in zoning to mixed use residential property.
  • Facilitated sales of multi-unit residential properties in multistage property transaction involving multiple buyers and sale of membership interests.
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Experience

  • Represented waste management client in multiple acquisitions and divestitures throughout country. Coordinated with contacts within company to facilitate collaborative transactions.
  • Reorganized existing ownership into structure that would benefit from 1031 transaction for client during tax restructuring.
  • Represents waste industry client in connection with a joint venture to construct and operate facility for production of engineered fuel.
  • Is involved in sale of developed commercial property in which acquisition requires change in zoning to mixed use residential property.
  • Facilitated sales of multi-unit residential properties in multistage property transaction involving multiple buyers and sale of membership interests.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Services

Prior Positions

  • BakerHostetler: Cleveland office Real Estate Team Coordinator

Admissions

  • Ohio, 1983

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 1983, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., History, University of Cincinnati, 1980, Phi Beta Kappa