Douglas B. Heitner

Douglas B. Heitner is a partner in Kasowitz’s Real Estate Transactional group, where he represents clients in a wide range of real estate matters, including joint ventures, financings, investment sales and acquisitions, secondary market debt acquisitions/dispositions, developments, leasing, loan workouts, public/private projects and real estate related litigation matters.

Mr. Heitner regularly represents the nation’s leading real estate companies, including JDS Development, The Witkoff Group, The Related Companies, Steiner NYC, Starwood Capital, Green Oak Real Estate, LNR Partners, GFI Development, and The Imperial Companies.

Mr. Heitner is ranked in Chambers USA, where he is particularly noted for his strength in joint venture negotiations for his clients. He has also been named to Law360's “Rising Stars” list four times, making him one of only 156 lawyers nationwide selected for inclusion in the prestigious listing. Mr. Heitner is also regularly recognized in The Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers.

Prior to joining Kasowitz in 2011, Mr. Heitner was an associate in Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s real estate group.