Daniel Favero is a Real Estate partner in Mayer Brown's Chicago office. He represents insurance companies and other institutional investors in private placement transactions and other financings. His work has focused on real estate lease financings, credit tenant loans, certified capital company transactions and other tax credit financings including new market tax credits. In addition, he acts as in-house counsel to a large, institutional investor and, in that role, is confronted with a wide variety of transactions including workouts, cross-border deals and swapping trusts. Daniel is frequently called upon by investment bankers and mortgage brokers to help structure transactions to comply with NAIC Guidelines and to satisfy investor expectations and needs. He also provides pro bono representation to a non-profit organization that provides an after school program to some of Chicago’s most at-risk students in some of the most under-resourced neighborhoods in the City of Chicago.