Law360 Recognizes Kasowitz for Handling Largest New York City Public Real Estate Deal During First Week of January 2019
Law360 recognizes Kasowitz Benson Torres as one of the leading law firms that handled one of the largest New York City public deals during the week of January 7, 2019.
Kasowitz handled the largest deal of that week and is one of only two law firms that handled a real estate transaction exceeding $100 million.
The firm represented Rockpoint Group in the purchase of the property located at 885 Second Avenue in Manhattan for $565.8 million.
The Kasowitz team representing Rockpoint Group is led by partner Wallace L. Schwartz, head of Kasowitz’s Real Estate Transactions group, and includes associates Christy J. Mazzola and Christina Congdon.
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Kasowitz’s Real Estate Transactions group, which was formed just seven years ago, has quickly become one of New York’s preeminent real estate practices. The practice group advises clients in a full array of office, residential, lodging, gaming, shopping center and mixed-use projects throughout the United States. The group has been recognized by Chambers USA and Legal 500 as one of the major real estate players nationwide.