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Real Estate: News


News Releases (49) | Accolades (35) | Media Mentions (215) | Rankings (5)
News Releases
Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes 53 Fried Frank Attorneys and 22 Practice Areas May 23, 2014
Fried Frank Hosts MIT/NYU Collaboration on Negotiating Workout Agreements Apr 25, 2014
Fried Frank Elects Five New Partners Globally Mar 5, 2014
Fried Frank Adds to Real Estate Practice Jan 29, 2014
Fifty-Eight Fried Frank Partners and 24 Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2013 May 24, 2013
Stephen Lefkowitz Receives Law360's Real Estate "MVP" Award Dec 12, 2012
Fried Frank Elects New Partners Aug 20, 2012
Fifty-seven Fried Frank Partners and 25 Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2012 Jun 8, 2012
Fried Frank Nominated for Chambers USA Awards for Excellence in Investment Funds, Real Estate, Tax Mar 29, 2012
Fried Frank Promotes Four to Special Counsel Dec 16, 2011

Fried Frank Receives National Recognition in US News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings 2011-2012

Nov 8, 2011
Leading Transactional Real Estate Lawyer Fiona Kelly Joins Fried Frank Sep 6, 2011
Fried Frank Elects New Partners Aug 16, 2011
Fifty-seven Fried Frank Partners and Twenty-four Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2011 Jun 14, 2011
Fried Frank Real Estate Team Nominated for Chambers USA Award for Excellence Apr 1, 2011
Fifty-eight Fried Frank Partners and Twenty-nine Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2010 Jun 11, 2010
The Legal 500 United States 2010 Edition Recognizes Fifty-two Fried Frank Lawyers and Nineteen Practice Areas Jun 8, 2010
Fried Frank Real Estate and Securities Enforcement & Regulation Teams Each Nominated for Chambers USA Awards for Excellence Mar 17, 2010
Fried Frank Signs Lease at 801 17th Street, Washington DC's First Platinum LEED Office Building Feb 4, 2010
Fried Frank Represents Forest City Ratner in Master Closing of Atlantic Yards Project in Brooklyn Dec 23, 2009

Fried Frank Real Estate Team Wins Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2009

Jun 12, 2009

Fifty-eight Fried Frank Partners and Thirty-one Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2009

Jun 11, 2009

The Legal 500 United States 2009 Edition Recognizes Forty-Three Fried Frank Lawyers and Nineteen Practice Areas

Jun 3, 2009
Melanie Meyers Named to Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence List Oct 6, 2008
Fried Frank’s Financial Services Task Force Launches
First in Series of Roundtable Briefings to Be Held October 1, 2008 in New York
Sep 29, 2008
Fried Frank Elects Five New Partners Aug 26, 2008
Three Fried Frank Partners Named to Real Estate Weekly’s 2008 All Stars List Jul 23, 2008
Fifty-four Fried Frank Partners and Thirty-two Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2008 Jun 13, 2008
Franz Rassman Joins Fried Frank's Real Estate Practice in Washington, DC:  Preeminent NY Real Estate Practice Cements Footprint in DC Feb 19, 2008
Jonathan Mechanic honored with the Real Estate Board of New York's Humanitarian Award Jan 23, 2008
William Yoo Joins Fried Frank As Partner in Hong Kong Dec 21, 2007
Carol Rosenthal Joins Fried Frank's Real Estate Practice Nov 8, 2007
Forty-Eight Fried Frank Partners and Twenty-Seven Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2007 Jun 15, 2007
Significant Victory for Fried Frank Client Forest City Ratner Companies: US Appeals Court Affirms US District Court's Dismissal of Eminent Domain Lawsuit Jun 7, 2007
Jonathan Mechanic Named a Dealmaker of the Year by American Lawyer Apr 4, 2007

Richard G. Leland to Join Fried Frank's Real Estate Practice

Mar 27, 2007

Fried Frank Client Forest City Ratner Companies Wins New York Board Approval for Brooklyn Atlantic Yards Project

Dec 29, 2006
Fried Frank Opens Offices in Hong Kong Dec 12, 2006
Financing of Yankee Stadium Named 2006 Deal of the Year by The Bond Buyer Dec 6, 2006

Fried Frank Represents Tishman Speyer in Largest American Real Estate Deal Ever

Oct 18, 2006
Fried Frank represents New York Yankees in the development and financing of new Yankee Stadium in the Bronx Aug 22, 2006

Fried Frank Ranks 15th on The American Lawyer's A-List

Jul 1, 2006
Chambers USA Awards for Excellence Recognizes Fried Frank Partners Arthur Fleischer, Jr., Jonathan Mechanic and Audrey Strauss Jun 2, 2006
Thirty Fried Frank Partners and Twenty-two Practice Areas Recognized in the Latest Edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2006 Jun 2, 2006
Fried Frank advises ntl on its £962m offer for Virgin Mobile Apr 4, 2006
Fried Frank Hires Real Estate Team Dec 5, 2005
Fried Frank Ranks 17th on The American Lawyer's A-List Sep 1, 2005
Fried Frank Names Ten New Partners Aug 1, 2005
Fried Frank Recognized by AmLaw in Big Deals Representations Jun 8, 2004
Accolades
Commercial Observer Recognizes Fried Frank's Real Estate Department in its "Power 100" List May 1, 2014
Jonathan Mechanic Receives Law360's Real Estate "MVP"Award Dec 18, 2013
New York Law Journal Recognizes Daniel Glazer and Tal Golomb as 2013 "Rising Stars" Jun 5, 2013
Jonathan Mechanic and Stephen Lefkowitz Included on The Commercial Observer's "Power 100" List May 6, 2013
Law360 Recognizes Avi Feinberg and Tal Golomb as “Rising Stars” in Real Estate Mar 25, 2013
Fried Frank Recognized as Law360's "Real Estate Group of the Year" Jan 10, 2013
Stephen Lefkowitz Receives Law360's Real Estate "MVP" Award Dec 12, 2012
Jonathan L. Mechanic profiled by The Commercial Observer in "The Lawyers You Call" Aug 7, 2012
Jonathan Mechanic and Stephen Lefkowitz included on "Power 100" list May 14, 2012
Brian Lichter and Brian Mangino Named 2012 “Rising Stars” by Law360 Apr 15, 2012
Fried Frank Nominated for Chambers USA Awards in Investment Funds, Real Estate, Tax Mar 29, 2012
Law360 names Fried Frank "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year" Jan 12, 2012
The Real Deal names Stephen Lefkowitz among "NYC's Elite Land-Use Attorneys" Dec 1, 2011
Washingtonian recognizes six Fried Frank attorneys as "Washington's Best Lawyers" Nov 28, 2011
Law360 Real Estate MVP: Robert Sorin Nov 21, 2011
Law360 Real Estate MVP: Jonathan L. Mechanic Nov 16, 2011
Law360 selects Alan Kaden, Jonathan Mechanic and Robert Sorin as 2011 MVPs Nov 10, 2011
Jonathan L. Mechanic and Stephen Lefkowitz Named to the New York Observer's "The Power 100" list May 9, 2011
Fried Frank Real Estate Team Nominated for Chambers USA Award for Excellence Apr 1, 2011
Jonathan L. Mechanic Named to National Law Journal's "Most Influential Lawyers" List Mar 28, 2011
Fried Frank Receives 2010 Impact Award from Girl Scout Council of Greater New York Mar 24, 2011
Jonathan L. Mechanic Named Top Commercial Real Estate Lawyer by The Commercial Observer Aug 11, 2010
Melanie Meyers Included on Real Estate Forum’s “Women of Influence” List for Second Year Jul 30, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic to be Honored by The Lincoln Center Real Estate and Construction Council Mar 22, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic Honored with the National Jewish Health 2009 Humanitarian Award Dec 17, 2009

Fried Frank Real Estate Team Wins Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2009

Jun 12, 2009
Six Fried Frank Partners Nominated for Legal Media Group's Best of the Best USA 2009 Edition Mar 20, 2009
Melanie Meyers Named to Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence List Oct 6, 2008

Three Fried Frank Partners Named to Real Estate Weekly’s 2008 All Stars List

Jul 23, 2008

The Real Estate Board of New York – Kenneth R. Gerrety Humanitarian Award

Jan 17, 2008

The American Lawyer 2007 Dealmakers of the Year

Apr 1, 2007

Asian Legal Business China Law Awards 2006

Dec 1, 2006

The Bond Buyer 2006 Deal of the Year

Aug 22, 2006

Project Finance's Deals of the Year

Aug 22, 2006

Chambers USA Awards for Excellence

Jun 2, 2006
Media Mentions
Jonathan Mechanic and Janice Mac Avoy speak to The Mortgage Observer about “bad-boy” guarantees and CMBS loans Sep 1, 2014
Law360 profiles Ross Silver in Dealmakers Q&A Aug 21, 2014
Law360 notes Firm’s representation of investors in purchase of Evoq Properties Inc. Aug 19, 2014
Jonathan Mechanic speaks to New York Post about Sky View’s luxury condo-retail project Aug 18, 2014
Acquisition International features Fried Frank’s Asia construction practice in “Ones to Watch” column Aug 1, 2014
Richard Leland quoted by Law360 about controversy surrounding New York Public Library renovations Jul 31, 2014
Law360 reports Firm’s representation of Equinox in real estate matters Jul 28, 2014
New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank’s representation of Brookfield Office Properties and BNY Mellon lease agreement Jul 23, 2014
Stephen Lefkowitz quoted by the Commercial Observer about SL Green’s Vanderbilt Corridor Jul 23, 2014
Crain’s New York Business speaks to Carol Rosenthal about Margery Perlmutter’s appointment to chair of the city land-use body Jul 22, 2014

Real Estate Weekly profiles Carol Rosenthal

Jun 19, 2014
New York Law Journal reports the Firm’s representation of RXR Realty in its acquisition of 61 Broadway Jun 18, 2014
Commercial Observer and The Real Deal report Robert Sorin's role in the acquisition of 537-545 Greenwich Street Jun 5, 2014
New York Law Journal reports the Firm representation of SL Green in the sale of its leasehold interest in 673 First Avenue Jun 4, 2014
Crain's New York Business publishes David Karnovsky and Carol Rosenthal's op-ed on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's recently announced 10-year housing plan May 18, 2014
Law360 reports Fried Frank's role in TF Cornerstone's approximately 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development at 606 West 57th Street May 15, 2014
Jonathan Mechanic and Meyer Last pictured in Commercial Observer's coverage of REBNY's Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Awards May 14, 2014
The Real Deal reports Fried Frank's representation of SL Green in the US$145 million sale of its leasehold interest in 673 First Avenue May 6, 2014
Fried Frank's Real Estate Department recognized by Commercial Observer in its "Power 100" list Apr 30, 2014
Robert Sorin's representation of Meringoff Properties in its lease to Sizmek Technologies reported by Real Estate Weekly Apr 2, 2014
CityBizList notes Robert Sorin's representation of Meringoff Properties in its lease to Sizmek Technologies Mar 26, 2014
The Firm's representation of NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation in its US$1.05 billion acquisition of a health care real estate portfolio reported by The Am Law Daily Mar 17, 2014
New York Law Journal reports on the Firm's new partners and special counsel Mar 14, 2014
The Deal Pipeline and Legal Week report on the Firm's new partners and special counsel Mar 7, 2014
Real Estate Weekly highlights Carol Rosenthal's session at annual Women's Forum Feb 27, 2014
Melanie Meyers quoted in regards to a panel on "Commercial Trends and Development in NYC" at Real Estate Weekly's Women's Forum Feb 27, 2014
David Karnovsky's move to Fried Frank reported by the Lawyer Herald Feb 10, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports David Karnovsky's move to Fried Frank Feb 9, 2014
Robert Sorin's representation of Google in its expansion at Chelsea Market reported by New York Law Journal Feb 5, 2014
Bloomberg, City & State and The Am Law Daily report David Karnovsky's move to Fried Frank Jan 30, 2014
Melanie Meyers profiled in Mortgage Observer's 2014 women's issue Jan 30, 2014
Robert Sorin's representation of Google in its expansion at Chelsea Market reported by Law360 Jan 28, 2014
New York Law Journal reports the Firm's representation of Time Warner in the sale of its headquarters and purchase of a new headquarters at Hudson Yards Jan 22, 2014
The Real Deal features photos from Fried Frank's annual real estate holiday party Jan 19, 2014
The Am Law Daily, GlobeSt.com and Law360 report Stephen Lefkowitz, Harry Silvera and Brian Kniesly's representation of Time Warner in the US$1.3 billion sale of its headquarters and development of a new headquarters at Hudson Yards Jan 17, 2014
Jonathan Mechanic quoted by Bloomberg on foreign demand for New York real estate Jan 14, 2014
Robert Sorin quoted by Crain's New York Business on Harry Macklowe and 432 Park Avenue Jan 12, 2014
The Real Deal reportes Fried Frank's representation of Citigroup in its long-term lease and headquarters relocation to 388-390 Greenwich Street Jan 1, 2014
The Real Deal quotes Jonathan Mechanic in a profile of Steven Witkoff, CEO of The Witkoff Group Jan 1, 2014
The Firm's representation of Brookfield in its in its US$200 million acquisition of the headquarters of the New York Mercantile Exchange at One North End Ave. Dec 18, 2013
Crain's New York Business, Reuters, Law360 and The Real Deal reported Fried Frank's representation of Citigroup in one of the largest leases ever signed in Manhattan Dec 18, 2013
Jonathan Mechanic recognized as a 2013 Real Estate "MVP" by Law360 Dec 18, 2013
Commercial Observer and Real Estate Weekly cover Fried Frank's annual real estate holiday party Dec 17, 2013
Real Estate Weekly features Fried Frank's annual real estate holiday party Dec 11, 2013
CityBizList New York reports the Firm's representation of Meringoff Properties in its lease agreement with xAd Dec 10, 2013
The Washingtonian highlights Fried Frank attorneys on its biennial list of Washington, DC's best legal minds Dec 7, 2013
The Real Deal quotes Jonathan Mechanic on succession planning and asset disputes Dec 1, 2013
Meyer Last's representation of Brookfield in connection with Jones Day's 20-year lease at Brookfield Place reported by New York Law Journal Nov 20, 2013
New York Law Journal reports Stephen Lefkowitz and Richard Leland's representation of the Kushner Companies in the rezoning of the Watchtower properties Nov 6, 2013
Stephen Lefkowitz quoted by The Real Deal on the Bloomberg administration's focus on the Midtown East rezoning proposal Nov 1, 2013
Jonathan Mechanic interviewed by Leaders on New York real estate Oct 23, 2013
The Firm's representation of Meadow Partners in connection with the long-term leasehold on the Bush Tower skyscraper reported by Law360 Sep 18, 2013
Mortgage Observer interviews Jonathan Mechanic on borrower transactions and the Firm's work at Hudson Yards Sep 5, 2013
Jonathan Mechanic quoted by the New York Post on the Ruben Companies' US$210 million ground purchase at 600 Madison Avenue Aug 19, 2013
New York Law Journal reports Meyer Last's representation of RXR Realty Jul 3, 2013
Law360 quotes Tal Golomb on NYC Mayor Bloomberg's proposals to change the city's building codes following Hurricane Sandy Jun 13, 2013
New York Law Journal selects Daniel Glazer and Tal Golomb as 2013 "Rising Stars" Jun 5, 2013
The Mann Report profiles Fried Frank's land use group Jun 4, 2013
The Am Law Daily reports Stephen Lefkowitz, Richard Leland, and Tal Golomb's representation of Major League Soccer in the development of a new stadium in NYC May 22, 2013
Meyer Last quoted by Crain's New York Business on real estate firms working together on deals May 19, 2013
Meyer Last quoted by GlobeSt.com on commercial lease cases resulting from Hurricane Sandy May 14, 2013
The New York Times profiles Melanie Meyers May 7, 2013
The Deal Pipeline and Law360 report Joshua Mermelstein and Lee Parks's representation of Brookfield Office Properties in its acquisition of MPG Office Trust Apr 25, 2013
Jonathan Mechanic, Stephen Lefkowitz, Harry Silvera, Robert Sorin and Tal Golomb noted in Law360's coverage of the latest developments at Hudson Yards Apr 10, 2013
New York Law Journal reports Meyer Last's representation of New Water Street Corp.'s lease agreement with Liberty International Underwriters US Mar 20, 2013
Tal Golomb profiled for Law360's "Rising Stars" series Mar 20, 2013
Law360 selects Avi Feinberg as a 2013 "Rising Star" Mar 18, 2013
Law360 selects Avi Feinberg and Tal Golomb as 2013 "Rising Stars" Mar 8, 2013
Real Estate Weekly highlights Melanie Meyers's interview with Samantha Rudin Earls Mar 5, 2013
Ross Silver's representation of Hiro Real Estate in a lease agreement with the American Arbitration Association reported by New York Law Journal Feb 27, 2013
Jonathan Mechanic speaks with Real Estate Bisnow on SL Green's refinancing Feb 19, 2013
New York Law Journal highlights Meyer Last's representation of RXR Realty Feb 6, 2013
New York Law Journal reported Meyer Last's representation of UBS in the renewal and expansion of its headquarters lease Jan 16, 2013
Fried Frank recognized as Law360's "Real Estate Group of the Year" Jan 10, 2013
GlobeSt.com highlights Jonathan Mechanic's involvement in the sale of 550 Washington Street Jan 3, 2013
Jonathan Mechanic quoted by Law360 on the US real estate market in 2013 Jan 1, 2013
New York Law Journal highlights the Firm's role in aspects of the relocation of Kaye Scholer's headquarters Dec 19, 2012
Law360 recognizes Stephen Lefkowitz as a 2012 Real Estate MVP Dec 12, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports Fried Frank's representation of SL Green Nov 25, 2012
GlobeSt.com reports Savanna's acquisition of 245 and 249 W. 17th Street in New York City Nov 20, 2012
The Real Deal notes Janice Mac Avoy's representation of the borrowers in Brookfield Properties's role as exclusive broker for the US$50.1 million Decathalon Portfolio Oct 1, 2012
Janice Mac Avoy's role in Philips South Beach's US$899 million lawsuit was reported by Law360 Oct 1, 2012
Real Estate Weekly profiles Meyer Last Sep 12, 2012
Am Law Daily notes Fried Frank's role in American Realty Capital Trust's US$2.95 billion acquisition by Realty Income Corporation Sep 6, 2012
Real Estate Weekly reports on Fried Frank's newly elected partners Sep 5, 2012
New York Law Journal reports on Fried Frank's newly elected partners Aug 27, 2012
Law360 reports Janice Mac Avoy's representation of NY Credit Funding I LLC in its dispute with High Line Group Aug 23, 2012
Commercial Observer reports SL Green's JV to develop high-rise dorm for Pace University Aug 23, 2012
Janice Mac Avoy's role in high-profile real estate partnership dispute reported by Law360 Aug 16, 2012

Fried Frank's role in Miami hotel mortgage suit noted by Law360

Aug 9, 2012
Fried Frank short-listed in China Law & Practice's 2012 Deals of the Year for Tishman Speyer/Nike agreement Aug 3, 2012
Deal Pipeline notes Fried Frank's representation of JEMB Realty Corp. in acquisition of assets of Daffy's, Inc. Aug 2, 2012
New York Law Journal reports SL Green's US$481 million sale of One Court Square Aug 1, 2012
Real Estate Bisnow reports New York Genome Center's  20-year lease at 101 Avenue of the Americas Jul 25, 2012
Law360 quotes Robert Sorin on current state of the US commercial property market Jul 12, 2012
Law360 reports Fried Frank's role in Bedford LLC's lawsuit concerning sale of Brooklyn development sites Jul 10, 2012

New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank's representation of Normandy Real Estate Partners in its acquisition of 1370 Broadway

May 16, 2012
Jonathan Mechanic and Stephen Lefkowitz included on "Power 100" list May 14, 2012
Law360 reports Fried Frank's representation of Princeton Holdings in arbitration involving 14 Manhattan properties May 4, 2012
Law360 names Brian Mangino, Brian Lichter as 2012 "Rising Stars" Mar 16, 2012

Law360 reports on Bank of America's foreclosure proceedings against Alexico Group

Feb 16, 2012
Real Estate Law360 reports Fried Frank's representation of SL Green in acquisition of eight-building portfolio Feb 6, 2012
Robert Sorin speaks with Law360 about increased activity by REITs on commercial property transactions Feb 3, 2012
The New York Observer profiles Meyer Last Jan 23, 2012
New York Law Journal notes Fried Frank's land use victory on behalf of Hospital for Special Surgery Jan 20, 2012
Law360 names Fried Frank "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year" Jan 10, 2012
The Real Deal names Stephen Lefkowitz among "NYC's Elite Land-Use Attorneys" Dec 1, 2011
Washingtonian recognizes six Fried Frank attorneys as "Washington's Best Lawyers" Nov 28, 2011
Law360 Real Estate MVP: Robert Sorin Nov 21, 2011
Law360 Real Estate MVP: Jonathan L. Mechanic Nov 16, 2011
New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank's representation of IDB in lease to Baker & McKenzie at 452 Fifth Ave. Nov 16, 2011
Fried Frank's representation of The Moinian Group in sale of stake in 180 Maiden Lane noted by Am Law Daily Nov 16, 2011
Law360 selects Alan Kaden, Jonathan Mechanic and Robert Sorin as 2011 MVPs Nov 10, 2011
New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank's representation of RXR Realty in purchase and refinancing of Starrett-Lehigh Building Aug 24, 2011
New York Law Journal notes Fried Frank's representation of MetLife in its lease to Oppenheimer at 85 Broad Street Aug 17, 2011
The New York Observer profiles real estate partner Robert Sorin in "Renaissance Lawyer" Aug 9, 2011
Mann Report profiles Fried Frank's real estate practice Aug 1, 2011
New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank's involvement in one of the largest leasing deals of the year Jul 13, 2011
Jonathan L. Mechanic and Stephen Lefkowitz Named to the New York Observer's "The Power 100" list May 9, 2011
Fried Frank's representation of joint venture in purchase of 7550 Wisconsin Ave. noted in Washington Business Journal's "Best Real Estate Deals" feature May 5, 2011
Jonathan L. Mechanic named to National Law Journal's "Most Influential Lawyers" list  Mar 28, 2011
CityLand profiles real estate partner Carol E. Rosenthal Feb 15, 2011
New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank's appellate litigation victory on behalf of Vornado affiliate Feb 10, 2011
New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank's representation of Google Inc. in its purchase of 111 Eighth Avenue Dec 29, 2010
AmLaw Daily notes Fried Frank's representation of Google Inc. in its purchase of 111 Eighth Avenue Dec 3, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic comments on the last 50 years of the New York real estate market in Real Estate Finance & Investment Nov 23, 2010
Bloomberg notes Jonathan L. Mechanic's participation as a panelist at the Bloomberg Link Real Estate Briefing Nov 4, 2010
GlobeSt.com reports Jonathan L. Mechanic's participation as a panelist at the "RealShare New York" Oct 28, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic's participation as a panelist at the "Masters of Real Estate Roundtable" is noted by The New York Observer Oct 25, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic’s participation as a panelist at NY Real Estate Summit is noted by Real Estate Bisnow and The Real Deal Sep 15, 2010
Real Estate Weekly honors Fried Frank real estate department as "Industry Leaders" Aug 25, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic named top commercial real estate lawyer by The Commercial Observer Aug 11, 2010
Melanie Meyers included on Real Estate Forum's "Women of Influence" list for second year Aug 1, 2010
Melanie Meyers featured in NYinc Magazine’s “15 People You Should Know” Jun 29, 2010
Corporate Law360 and GlobeSt report Fried Frank's representation of Related Companies in the US$15 billion West Side Yards project May 26, 2010
Four real estate partners featured in Real Estate Bisnow May 17, 2010
New York Law Journal notes Fried Frank's representation of SL Green in the sale of its interest in 1221 Avenue of the Americas May 17, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic and Stephen Lefkowitz Named to the New York Observer's "The Power 100" list May 15, 2010
Fried Frank team noted by New York Law Journal in its coverage of Kenyon & Kenyon's lease renewal at One Broadway May 5, 2010
Stephen Lefkowitz is featured in a Bloomberg Law podcast on the state of land use and development in New York City Apr 19, 2010
Fried Frank team is noted by GlobeSt.com in its coverage of the US$350m sale-leaseback of the HSBC tower at 452 Fifth Avenue in New York City Apr 15, 2010
Fried Frank team is noted in the New York Law Journal's coverage of a 20-year lease at 401 Park Avenue South to the New York School of Interior Design Apr 7, 2010
Fried Frank's real estate practice achieves top ranking in The Real Deal's survey of New York City law firms Apr 1, 2010
New York Law Journal reports Fried Frank's role in connection with an eight-year sublease at 299 Park Avenue Mar 24, 2010
Robert Sorin profiled in the Mann Report Mar 1, 2010
Melanie Meyers speaks with Real Estate Bisnow about public-private partnerships Feb 18, 2010
GlobeSt reports on Fried Frank's new 'green' office space in Washington, DC Feb 4, 2010
Jonathan Mechanic featured on "Building New York" on CUNY Television Feb 3, 2010
Fried Frank noted in the New York Law Journal's coverage of the sale of UBS' interest in 299 Park Avenue Jan 27, 2010
Jonathan Mechanic quoted in a New York Times article on a program that requires New York City properties to be more energy-efficient Jan 12, 2010
Jonathan L. Mechanic is profiled by the New York Times Jan 3, 2010
The Mann Report highlights Jonathan Mechanic's receipt of the National Jewish Health 2009 Humanitarian Award Jan 1, 2010
Fried Frank's role as counsel to Forest City Ratner in connection with the master closing of the Atlantic Yards project is noted by AmLaw Daily Dec 23, 2009
Jonathan Mechanic honored by New York Observer Nov 24, 2009
The Fried Frank team is noted in New York Law Journal's coverage of Northrop Grumman's sale of TASC, Inc to General Atlantic and KKR Nov 12, 2009
Fried Frank's representation of Forest City Ratner in connection with the sale of US$511 million tax-free bonds is noted in Project Finance Nov 1, 2009
Jonathan Mechanic comments on the commercial real estate market in the New York Post Oct 21, 2009
Jonathan Mechanic participates in a Real Estate Bisnow panel on the New York City real estate market Oct 15, 2009
Jonathan Mechanic featured in Real Estate New York Sep 30, 2009
Jonathan Mechanic speaks to the New York Times about New York City colleges investing in real estate Sep 22, 2009
Jonathan Mechanic quoted in the New York Post on lease renewals in New York City Sep 22, 2009
The Real Deal quotes Stephen Lefkowitz on the falling value of air rights in New York City Sep 1, 2009
Real Estate Weekly named Robert Sorin a 2009 Dealmaker of the Year Aug 27, 2009
New York Law Journal notes Fried Frank's role in the sale of AIG's New York headquarters Jun 17, 2009
Fried Frank's role in the sale of the Volkswagen Building in Virginia is noted in The Washington Business Journal's Best Real Estate Deals of the Year review May 7, 2009

New York Law Journal reports that Fried Frank represented the seller in Sotheby's acquisition of its former headquarters.

Feb 25, 2009
The New York Times notes Fried Frank's representation of the New York Yankees Jan 10, 2009
Jonathan Mechanic is quoted in a New York Observer article entitled "It's a WashMu! Landlords Fear Gaping Spaces as F.D.I.C. Mulls Nuclear Option" Dec 9, 2008

Real Estate Finance and Investment quotes Jonathan Mechanic on the rise in the Eurodollar Disaster Clause

Nov 14, 2008
Melanie Meyers is a "Woman of Influence" Sep 1, 2008
Fried Frank's representation of Macklowe in US$444m sale of 125 West 55th Street is noted in Financial Deals Tracker Aug 14, 2008

Fried Frank's representation of the seller in a US$61m sale of Manhattan buildings is noted in New York Real Estate Journal

Jul 29, 2008
Fried Frank's representation of the seller of two Manhattan buildings is noted in GlobeSt.com Jul 18, 2008
Fried Frank's representation of Kushner Companies in its sale of 666 Fifth Avenue is noted in the New York Law Journal Jul 9, 2008
Four Fried Frank partners comment on real estate deals in current market conditions in Real Estate New York Jul 1, 2008
Fried Frank’s representation of Macklowe Properties is noted in The Wall Street Journal May 26, 2008
The New York Observer recognizes New York real estate partner Jon Mechanic as one of the 100 most powerful people in New York real estate May 13, 2008
Fried Frank real estate attorneys are featured in The American Lawyer for representing Tishman Speyer in its winning bid to develop New York City’s West Side rail yards. Mar 28, 2008
The New York Law Journal mentions real estate partner Richard Leland in an article on the recent Atlantic Yards victory. Feb 7, 2008
The New York Post quotes Jon Mechanic on the current state of the commercial real estate market. Jan 17, 2008
The New York Post recognizes Jon Mechanic as the recipient of the Kenneth R. Gerrety Humanitarian Award. Jan 17, 2008
Jon Mechanic, Lee Parks and Andrew Towbin are recognized as representing Whitehall Street Real Estate Funds in its acquisition of 230 Park Ave. Jan 16, 2008
The  New York Times notes that William Yoo has joined Fried Frank. Dec 28, 2007
Jerry Walter, Rob McBride and Nigel Heilpern noted in Legal Week  as representing Waterknights Development. Nov 22, 2007
New York Law Journal recognizes partner Stephen Lefkowitz and associates Noah Daniels, Alexis Kremen and Brian Lichter as counsel to the New York Public Library. Nov 14, 2007
The New York Times quotes Jonathan Mechanic regarding the real estate market in lower Manhattan. May 30, 2007
Jon Mechanic has been named Dealmaker of the Year (Real Estate) by The American Lawyer magazine Apr 1, 2007

Jonathan Mechanic quoted in a National Law Journal article on the blurring line between real estate lawyers and corporate lawyers

Jan 1, 2007
Jonathan Mechanic Featured in New York Post Article on Revitalized Downtown Nov 7, 2006
New York Law Journal Reports on Fried Frank's Work in the Largest Real Estate Deal Ever Oct 25, 2006
Jonathan Mechanic Quoted by Reuters on the Growth of Mergers in the REIT Industry Aug 2, 2006
Fried Frank's Representation of Jamestown Noted in the New York Law Journal Jul 19, 2006
Fried Frank Ranked 15th on American Lawyer's A-List Jul 1, 2006
Jonathan Mechanic Quoted in New York Post on Brookfield Properties' Growing Presence in the Downtown Area Jun 6, 2006
Jonathan Mechanic Featured in New York Times Article on REITs Going Public Mar 15, 2006
New York Law Journal Features Fried Frank in "Real Estate Marketplace" Column Jan 18, 2006
The Lawyer Reports on Fried Frank's Hiring of London Real Estate Lawyers Dec 5, 2005
Fried Frank Noted for Work as Counsel to Reckson Associates in Kane Kessler Lease Extension in New York Law Journal's "Real Estate Marketplace" Oct 12, 2005
Partner Jonathan Mechanic quoted, Crain's New York Business, "Developers Home In on Far W. Side" Dec 13, 2004
Partner Jonathan Mechanic quoted, Real Estate Weekly, "Fried Frank Enjoys a Red Hot Summer" Sep 29, 2004
Partner Jonathan Mechanic and special counsel Frances Schreiber noted for their representation of Playboy Enterprises in its Crown Building lease expansion and renewal, New York Law Journal, "Real Estate Update" Sep 8, 2004
Associate David Kaufman noted for his representation of Zev Wolfson in the financing of the Cunard Building, New York Post, "Post Focus on Commercial Real Estate" Aug 25, 2004
Partners Joshua Mermelstein and Donald Carleen and special counsel Adrienne Bernard, Joel London and Pauline Wen noted for representation of Plaza Operating Partners in the sale of the Plaza Hotel, New York Law Journal Aug 18, 2004
Partners Sven Schulte-Hillen and Juergen van Kann join Fried Frank, "Fried Frank Opens Frankfurt Office" New York Law Journal, Jul 20, 2004
Partner Robert Sorin quoted, Commercial Property News, "Believer in Downtown Office Market Buys Again" Jul 1, 2004
Partner Jonathan Mechanic and special counsel Frances Schreiber noted for representation of Orda Management Corporation in its $125 million loan for 225-233 Park Avenue South, Real Estate Weekly, "Park Avenue Loan" May 26, 2004
Firm client Townhouse Management represented in sale of Chelsea apartment building, Real Estate Weekly, "Maidmans Show $93M of Expertise with Chelsea Sale" May 19, 2004
Partners Jonathan Mechanic and Eric Feuerstein noted for representation of joint venture between Townhouse Management and Pine Equity NY in sale of Chelsea apartment building, New York Law Journal, "Real Estate Marketplace" May 19, 2004
Firm noted for pro bono representation of Eldridge Street Synagogue Mann Report, "Fried Frank Provides Legal Services for the Eldridge Street Project" Mar 1, 2004
Partner Jonathan Mechanic quoted, Real Estate Weekly, "CBRE Going Public" Feb 25, 2004
Partner Meyer Last noted for representation of the Bank of Nova Scotia in its lease to Bevmax Office Centers at 1 Liberty Plaza, New York Law Journal, "Real Estate Marketplace" Feb 25, 2004
Firm recognized for its pro bono representation of the Global Conservation Fund, New York Law Journal, "Whale Sanctuary" Feb 6, 2004
Firm client Bank of Nova Scotia noted for sublease to BevMax Office Centers, Crain's New York Business, "Downtown Earning Interest" February 9 Feb 1, 2004
Firm recognized for pro bono representation of Eldridge Street Project, Real Estate Weekly, "Lawyers Extend Helping Hand" Jan 14, 2004
Partner Robert Sorin and associate David Kaufman noted for representation of Brookfield Properties Corporation in its lease of space in 3 World Financial Center to Morgan & Finnegan, New York Law Journal, "Real Estate Marketplace" Jan 14, 2004
Rankings - Chambers
Chambers Asia Pacific 2014 Feb 18, 2014
Chambers USA 2014 May 24, 2013
Rankings - Legal 500
Legal 500 US 2014 Jul 24, 2014

Legal 500 UK 2013

Sep 26, 2013
Rankings - US News - Best Lawyers
Best Law Firms 2014 Nov 4, 2013
 
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