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Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Provides expertise across the full spectrum of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales and joint ventures, as well as a broad spectrum of project financing arrangements. Attracts an enviable client base consisting of high-end lenders, operators and investors.

Strengths

One interviewee comments: "The lawyers are uniformly experts in what they do, they have a vast knowledge base and provide expert, sage advice."

Another source highlights the firm's "very user-friendly lawyers with top-notch legal intellect," adding: "They are very practical and are good problem solvers."

"The firm has a broad bench and a deep understanding of the market," a further commentator adds.

Work highlights

Represented a joint venture between affiliates of the Rhône Group and WeWork as owner in connection with the $1.15 billion sale of the Lord & Taylor building in midtown Manhattan to Amazon.

Represented Blackstone as lender in the $724 million aggregate amount multi-tranche financing to a joint venture between Cove Property Group and The Baupost Group to be used to refinance existing debt on 441 Ninth Avenue, a 25-story office building in New York.

Notable practitioners

Aaron Beim frequently acts for major lenders in the origination of multimillion-dollar loans as part of a broader financing practice. His expertise extends to acquisitions and dispositions, as well as joint venture formation.
"Aaron is a tireless lawyer and a great adviser."

Andrew Lance handles a diverse range of real estate concerns, including acquisitions, dispositions and development, for investors and commercial clients.
"He is a very good lawyer and a brilliantly smart guy. He has vast transactional experience and is able to break down complex materials in away that everyone can understand."

Andrew Dady offers experience handling significant transactional matters, including acquisition and development, on behalf of a broad client base that includes investment funds and developers.
"He is a superb all-round lawyer with really great experience and really great judgment."

Eric Feuerstein cochairs the firm's real estate practice group. He is highly regarded for his work acting on behalf of major investors and real estate firms in their complex finance transactions.
"He is a very user-friendly attorney with great business instincts and judgment and high-quality legal advice."

Harry Silvera offers broad transactional real estate expertise, frequently advising on matters including developments and acquisitions for an impressive range of investment funds.
"He's fantastic - he's one of the smartest lawyers in the city and has great initiative when it comes to pushing a deal forward and solving problems."

Noam Haberman is recognized for his representation of major financial institutions in complex loan transactions.
"Noam is just a tremendous young attorney." "He is incredibly intelligent and hard-working. He has a great sense of the market and a deep understanding of distressed lending situations."

Steven Klein maintains a broad-based transactional practice which regularly sees him represent investors on high-value portfolio acquisitions. He offers further expertise in matters including financings, joint venture formation and restructurings.
"He is a total real estate genius. If you have a very complex transaction that you want done correctly, go to Steven."

Victoria Shusterman is an experienced lender's counsel who acts for a varied client base of financial services sector companies. She enjoys a strong reputation for her work on matters including complex loan originations, restructurings and mezzanine financings.
"She is a powerhouse who is tireless, dedicated, practical and beloved by her clients."

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Real Estate

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Location

200 Park Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10166-0193

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York

Real Estate: Finance


Noam I. Haberman
Band 3
Victoria Shusterman
Band 3

Real Estate: Mainly Dirt


Andrew A Lance
Band 2
Andrew Dady
Band 3
Eric M Feuerstein
Band 1

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