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Philip Feder

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Paul Hastings LLP

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Chairman and Partner of the Paul Hastings LLP Global Real Estate Department


Qualified in 1979. Elected to partner in 1987. Philip N. Feder is chair of the Global Real Estate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He concentrates his practice in the area of real estate, hotel and hospitality transactions, both domestic and international, with emphasis in finance, acquisitions and dispositions and real estate loan workouts and restructurings. He has extensive experience representing U.S. based investors on transactions in Europe, the U.S., Asia, and the Middle East. He recently practiced in the London office of Paul Hastings, where he managed that office and represented some of the major real estate private equity funds on their European investments. Mr. Feder’s practice has emphasized the representation of private and institutional real estate investors and lenders such as pension funds, investment banks, commercial banks, opportunity funds and insurance companies, both public and private. He serves on the Board of Directors of A Community of Friends, a non-profit organization that builds low income housing and provides services to special needs individuals, and on the Board of Directors of Bet Tzedek, a supplier of pro bono legal services.


English and conversational French


California and New York bar


Stanford University, A.B. degree, 1976, with Honors Columbia University School of Law, J.D. degree, 1979. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar


Running and cycling

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Real estate

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Philip Feder - Paul Hastings LLP

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Paul Hastings LLP handles acquisitions and dispositions, finance and joint venture transactions, land use and zoning, energy litigation work and data center-related matters, advising clients including borrowers and lenders, developers, investors, purchasers, sellers, landlords and tenants. Chicago-based Gregory Spitzer continues to represent IBM and its subsidiary SoftLayer Technologies on leasing and developing data center facilities in multiple locations around the world. Los Angeles-based Philip Feder and Jeff Haber advised the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association on the $500m acquisition and development of a new headquarters building for its Youth Orchestra Los Angeles program. David Hamsher, who is based in San-Francisco, advised Five Point Holdings on the $8bn development of Candlestick Point and Phase 2 of the Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco. New York-based Rick Allendorf acted for Barclays Capital on its $550m loan for the financing of Christiana Mall in Newark, Delaware. San Francisco-based Stephen Berkman, who is an ‘exceptional strategist, negotiator and lawyer and knows how to get deals done’, counts Facebook, Linkedin and amongst his clients. Eric Landau, who also works from the New York office, was the key partner advising Millennium Partners on its development of a vacant site in Downtown Boston into a luxury mixed-use project which included the provision of $450m of preferred equity financing. Also recommended are New York-based Bruce DePaola, John Cahill, Peter Olsen and Chicago-based Brad Ritter.

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