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Wallace L Schwartz

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate: Mainly Dirt
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Real Estate: Mainly Dirt - New York

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Wallace Schwartz counsels developers and investors on a variety of sophisticated real estate transactions. He has substantial experience acting in matters including acquisitions and sales, developments and financings.
"He has so much industry knowledge."
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Wallace is a preeminent real estate attorney with over 40 years’ experience. His practice includes commercial real estate development, acquisitions, leasing, partnerships and joint ventures, capital markets and financings, gaming, hospitality, workouts and restructurings, and real estate funds.

Wally advised on projects that have transformed urban landscapes, most notably the one-million-square-foot retail development in New York City’s Hudson Yards, where he represented The Related Companies and Oxford Property Group. He recently represented clients who bought and sold major Manhattan offices for purchase prices totaling over $2billion. Wally represents The Related Companies in joint venture development projects in D.C., West Palm Beach, Florida, Los Angeles, and Santa Clara, California. He also represented an array of other major players nationwide, including Boston Properties, Westbrook Partners, iStar Inc., Brookfield Properties, Taconic Investment Partners, WPT Industrial REIT, Fetner Properties and Rockpoint Group.

Per Chambers USA, clients described Wally as “very results-oriented, hard-working and accessible,” adding that “he always remains calm and finds solutions for tense negotiations.” Wally has been recognized in numerous other publications, including Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers.

Wally is co-head of the Real Estate practice group.

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Cornell Law School, J.D., 1977;

Harvard University, B.A., 1974

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Wallace L Schwartz

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