Wallace L. Schwartz

Wallace L. Schwartz, head of Kasowitz’s Real Estate - Transactional Practice Group, is active in all aspects of the firm’s real estate practice, including real estate development, acquisitions, leasing, partnerships and joint ventures, capital markets and financings, gaming and lodging, workouts and restructurings, and real estate funds.

Wally has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers. He has also been listed in Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers, and recognized among Avenue Magazine’s “Legal Elite.”

Wally has spoken at several real estate forums including the 2013 REBNY Lease Negotiation Seminar, and served as chair of the PLI Program, "Commercial Real Estate Workouts and Restructurings in 2010."

Prior to joining Kasowitz in 2011, Wally was global head of the real estate group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.