About Kelly R. Rizzo
Kelly Rizzo focuses her practice on commercial real estate. She represents a wide variety of clients in connection with property acquisitions, loan refinancing and commercial leasing matters for multimillion-dollar transactions across all asset classes.
Helping clients make informed decisions
Kelly believes in outlining the risks as well as providing critical recommendations to her clients throughout and beyond the real estate transaction. Additionally, she has experience with post-closing mortgages, foreclosure litigation and mortgage modifications. She also has significant negotiating skills regarding landlord and tenant issues and has extensive experience reviewing confidentiality agreements.
Kelly is currently an active council member and communications committee chair for the Sports and Entertainment Law section of the North Carolina Bar Association. Since law school, she has been connected with seasoned sports and entertainment attorneys across the state.
Prior to joining Katten, Kelly worked for another firm as a real estate analyst working with joint ventures, preferred equity and mezzanine loan transactions.
- Real estate
- Real estate finance and lending
- Real estate development
- Commercial mortgage-based securities