Elaine A. Hutchins

Partner

Cleveland
T +1.216.861.7937
F +1.216.696.0740

Overview

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 long-term involvement in acquisitions and divestitures of clients in the solid waste industry. Collaborating with others across the firm, Elaine crafts structures that are advantageous to clients from taxation, financial and commercial perspectives.

Select Experience

  • Represents a waste industry client in multiple acquisitions and divestitures throughout the country.
  • Reorganizes existing ownership into structures that can benefit from a future 1031 transaction.
  • Represents a waste industry client in connection with a joint venture to construct and operate a facility for the production of engineered fuel.
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Experience

  • Represents a waste industry client in multiple acquisitions and divestitures throughout the country.
  • Reorganizes existing ownership into structures that can benefit from a future 1031 transaction.
  • Represents a waste industry client in connection with a joint venture to construct and operate a facility for the production of engineered fuel.
  • Has been involved in the sale of developed commercial property in which the acquisition requires a change in zoning to mixed-use residential property.
  • Facilitated the sale of multi-unit residential properties in a multistage property transaction involving multiple buyers and the sale of membership interests.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2018)
    • Cleveland: Real Estate Law

Memberships

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

Community

  • Collaborative to End Human Trafficking: Board Member

Prior Positions

  • BakerHostetler: Cleveland office Real Estate Team Coordinator

Admissions

  • Ohio

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