Real Estate


Real Estate ownership and investment is wrought with potential pitfalls that can cost you time and money. Whether it’s the structuring of large, complex acquisitions, leasing or real estate construction and development, the management of real estate deals is delicate and nuanced. With each deal it is critical to treat the multilayered process with care and competence.

And with ever-increasing multinational real estate transactions, comprehensive support is more necessary than ever before. That’s where we can help you.

McDermott’s global Real Estate team counsels clients around the world on every aspect of the acquisition, development, financing and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. With 60+ real estate lawyers based in offices across the United States and Europe, we are here to advise you on the full spectrum of your real estate transactions, financings and workouts.

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  • Joint venture between RFR Holding LLC and SIGNA Holding GmbH in their acquisition of the iconic New York landmark Chrysler Building and an adjacent retail property located at 145-155 East 42nd Street.
  • RFR Holdings, one of Manhattan’s leading real estate investors, in multiple acquisitions and refinancings including the Seagram Building, Lever House, 17 State Street, Paramount Hotel and Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City and the W South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
  • Steward Health Care in its $2 billion-plus financing transaction in connection with its record-setting acquisition to become the largest privately owned for-profit health system in the United States

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A diverse, global network of industry-leading talent committed to you and your vision.

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Keith M. Pattiz

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Jeffrey B. Steiner

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Real Estate

Insights & Events / Media

On the Subject / November 19, 2021

On the Subject / November 5, 2021

On the Subject / October 28, 2021

Lexology Getting the Deal Through, Edition 832, Chapter 11 / January 2020

New York Law Journal / January 14, 2020

International News / December 2019

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / October 8, 2019

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / April 12, 2019

New Orleans, LA / Speaking Engagements / March 24-27, 2019

Cartel Snapshot / February 2019

Getting the Deal Through / January 2019

New York Law Journal / September 18, 2018

Real Estate Finance Journal / Spring/Summer 2016

International News / Spring 2016

Unternehmeredition (Germany) / January 20, 2016

Legal Framework in Selected Countries: Sweden / September 2015

Unternehmeredition – Private Equity/M&A / August 2014














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