Jones Day

Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for An esteemed practice, highly thought of for its representation of large national and international clients in the real estate aspects of high-value corporate transactions. Enjoys a fine reputation for its capital markets expertise and is also recommended for its work with both publicly traded and privately owned real estate developers. Maintains noteworthy strength in the multifamily housing sector and also called upon for its counsel in relation to real estate assets in bankruptcy cases.

Strengths A source says: "They have great expertise in sophisticated real estate finance and corporate work, and a large presence - this is an impressive firm."

An impressed client remarks: "I have confidence in their knowledge, guidance and professional counsel; the Jones Day team works together well and gets us what we need on a timely basis. The team is some of the best in the business in joint venture financings."

Work highlights Advised The Blackstone Group on the sale of a national portfolio of Marriott-branded hotels located across eight states to a single buyer.

Notable practitioners

Stephen Mixter
is considered a "good lawyer, who is active on complicated transactions and well respected in the community."He is highlighted among peers for his "sophisticated practice" which focuses on corporate real estate matters. He often assists clients with transactional concerns, including property acquisitions, leasings and financings. A client says: "We have a terrific working relationship and I really feel he adds the value we pay him to our deals. He is hands-on and has a high level of experience."

William Herzberger
is praised by a source, who reports: "I see him working on almost everything, he is very smart, practical and he does the whole gamut of real estate work." He possesses significant clout in property acquisition and disposition work. Peers consider him to be "knowledgeable and easy to work with, with a good demeanor."