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Vinson & Elkins LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10103-0040
United States
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Work Department

Real Estate




Wallace Schwartz is a preeminent real estate attorney with more than 40 years’ experience advising commercial real estate clients. His practice includes commercial real estate development, acquisitions, leasing, partnerships and joint ventures, capital markets and financings, gaming, hospitality, workouts and restructurings, and real estate funds.

Wally has advised on projects that have transformed urban landscapes, most notably the one million-square-foot retail development in New York City’s Hudson Yards, where he represented The Related Companies and Oxford Property Group. He has recently represented clients who bought and sold major Manhattan office buildings for purchase prices totaling more than $2 billion. Nationally, Wally is representing The Related Companies in joint venture development projects in Washington, D.C., West Palm Beach, Florida, Los Angeles, and Santa Clara, California. He has also represented an array of other major real estate players nationwide, including Boston Properties, Westbrook Partners, iStar Inc., Brookfield Properties, Taconic Investment Partners, WPT Industrial REIT, Fetner Properties and Rockpoint Group.

Wally is the co-head of the Real Estate practice group.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

Focusing on the New York and Texas real estate markets, Vinson & Elkins LLP‘ ‘outstanding lawyers’ work with core clients including private equity firms, REITS and developers. Paul Martin and Randy Jurgensmeyer are the key figures in Dallas for acquisitions, financing, leadings and developing of malls, office buildings, hotels, industrial parks, and apartment complexes. Wallace Schwartz is a preeminent New York real estate attorney with deep experience in the space.