Mr Robert Nash > Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States
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Work Department

Real Estate, Real Estate Capital Markets & REITs, Real Estate Litigation, Nonprofit


Robert S. Nash focuses his practice on commercial leasing (on behalf of both landlords and tenants); real estate development, sales and acquisitions; real estate brokerage; and property management. Bob has extensive experience negotiating commercial leases on behalf of private investment funds and other companies in properties such as 9 West 57th St., GM Building, 888 Seventh Ave., 1211 Sixth Ave., Citicorp Center, the Seagrams Building, 712 Fifth Ave. and Carnegie Hall Towers for tenants such as Maverick Capital, Cerberus Partners, Glenview Capital, Och Ziff Capital, Atticus Capital, JANA Partners, Clinton Group, Soros Funds, QVT Financial and many others. Work highlights include his representations of: Tishman Speyer, Goldman Sachs and other investors in the acquisition of Rockefeller Center and simultaneous sale to NBC of 1.5 million sq. ft. of office and studio space; Reckson Associates as lessor in a 420,000 sq. ft. lease to a large law firm; CIT Holdings as lessee in a 190,000 sq. ft. lease negotiation; and Cerberus Partners as sublessor in a 65,000 sq. ft. sublease negotiation.

Bob is a past Co-Chair of the Commercial Leasing Subcommittee of the New York City Bar Association and a former Chair of the Commercial Leasing Committee of the New York State Bar Association. He received his B.A. from Bucknell University in 1970 and his J.D. from St John’s University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the St. John’s Law Review, in 1976.


Professional: New York State Bar Association (Chairperson, Commercial Leasing Committee, 1995-96); New York City Bar Association (Member, Real Property Law Committee, 1991-94; Chairperson, Commercial Leasing Subcommittee, 1994). Civic and philanthropic: The Mental Health Association of New York; The Nature Conservancy; Volunteer Lawyers For the Arts; Legal Aid Society.


St. John’s University School of Law, JD (Associate Editor, St. John’s Law Review); Bucknell University, BA