CINCINNATI, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison & Company appointed Tanya Brady to the position of Senior Vice President & General Counsel.
As General Counsel, Tanya will serve as key legal advisor on all major business transactions, lead corporate strategic and tactical initiatives and provide the company's leadership team with guidance on company strategies and their implementation. She will also continue to lead and grow the company's legal department in providing in-house, portfolio and asset level legal services and advice, as well as working with the finance department and portfolio management group to structure and close debt transactions, acquisitions, dispositions and entity level legal work.
"Tanya originally joined the legal department in May 2013 and has been a highly valued member of the team. Tanya's diverse experience as an attorney and keen insight into the various intricacies and aspects of the real estate and financial markets will be great assets to the legal department as she moves into this new role and takes on the operations and leadership of the team," said Jeff Edison, Principal of Phillips Edison & Company.
Ms. Brady has over 20 years of experience and was previously a Partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in its Chicago office for 10 years, where her practice focused on structuring and negotiating joint venture and fund formation matters, asset (including distressed loans) and entity-level acquisitions and dispositions, corporate and property-level debt financings, and general real estate and corporate matters. Ms. Brady received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago and she also holds a Bachelor of Civil Law Degree, which she received from the National University of Ireland College of Law in Dublin, Ireland. She is licensed to practice in Illinois, Georgia and Ohio, and is a member of several organizations including CREW, NAREIT and ICSC.
About Phillips Edison & Company (PECO) Since 1991, Phillips Edison & Company has focused on the grocery-anchored shopping center sector. The Company has a fully integrated in-house operating platform built on market leading expertise designed to optimize property value and consistently deliver a great shopping experience. Led by a veteran management team, Phillips Edison's operating platform provides retail services including acquisition, redevelopment, leasing and management of grocery-anchored retail centers. The Company's portfolio currently includes a national footprint of retail properties. The Company has corporate offices in Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, New York City and Atlanta. For more information, please visit www.phillipsedison.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.