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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10017-3954
United States
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Work Department

Corporate/Real Estate


Partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department and Chair of the firm’s Women’s Committee. Krista represents private equity firms and portfolio companies in commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and financings. Named as “Real Estate Lawyer of the Year” for Euromoney’s Women in Business Law Americas Awards 2022, Krista has represented clients on a broad range of domestic and international real estate transactions, including public-to-private transactions, securitized and mezzanine financings, and portfolio acquisitions. She regularly advises clients on all aspects of their transactions, including coordinating advice from internal and external tax advisors and ERISA and Fund counsel. Krista’s clients include the real estate funds of The Blackstone Group, KSL Capital Partners and Westbrook Partners.


Joined Firm, 2011; Elected Partner, 2014.


Law360 2022 Real Estate Editorial Advisory Board.


B.A., University of Scranton (1993); J.D., St. John’s University School of Law (1996)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

(Leading lawyers)

Krista MiniuttiSimpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP integrates its multidisciplinary real estate practice with its bank financing, capital markets, M&A and private funds expertise. From New York, Gregory Ressa chairs the practice, where he specializes in representing estate opportunity funds in M&A and financings. Other key in the same office include Scott Kobak, Sasan Mehrara, Krista Miniutti and Whitney Salinas; all highly experienced counsel for private equity firms and portfolio companies in commercial acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and financings.