WILLIAM J. RALPH
William J. Ralph, Esq. serves as General Counsel to Prime and provides advice on Company transactions and deal structuring, supervises the legal activities of the Company, and serves as liaison with outside counsel. Prior to joining Prime, Bill represented Prime in many transactions, including its acquisition of office and industrial properties and senior living facilities for its REITs, and has represented clients in various complex transactions including hotels, office and apartment buildings, mixed-use projects, and multi-billion dollar portfolio acquisitions of shopping centers and warehouse distribution centers. He has significant experience in structuring joint ventures and in commercial sales, financing, ground leases and office, industrial and retail leasing. Bill also has significant experience in representing borrowers and lenders in commercial financings including construction, bridge and permanent loans, securitized financings and portfolio loan transactions. Bill is a summa cum laude graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration (Finance), and a J.D. from Columbia University Law School. Prior to joining Prime Bill was a partner at two major Chicago Law firms in their real estate groups and a part-time Adjunct Professor of Law at DePaul University Law School in Chicago.