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Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Real Estate

2 ranked lawyersBand 3District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected advisers adept in all aspects of real estate law, handling transactions for a variety of developers, REITs and financial institutions. Has strength across a broad spectrum of property types, including office, retail, mixed-use and multifamily housing projects, and particularly sought after for its adroit counsel on government real estate transactions. Areas of expertise include acquisitions, sales, leasing and compliance.

Strengths

Clients say: "For leasing and transactional work it is a top firm and the services are excellent."

Another source notes: "They are problem solvers, not problem identifiers."

Work highlights

Represented Boyd Watterson Asset Management in the $325 million acquisition of the Patriots Park complex, a three-building complex fully leased to the Federal Government.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Keitelman is co-managing partner of the firm. His wide-ranging experience includes acquisitions, dispositions and leases.
"One of the best attorneys with whom I've worked. An excellent adviser who watches out for us in a pragmatic, market-based way.""He's been around long enough and developed enough relations to add a whole other level of perspective and guidance."

Kim Pagotto is a respected transactional attorney with particular expertise in government real estate leasing.
"She is very thoughtful, attentive, efficient, and really a credit to the practice. She helps us get to the right resolution and solves issues for us."

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Real Estate


Jeffrey R Keitelman
Eminent Practitioners
Kim Pagotto
Band 2