Evan Levy > Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 5TH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10153
United States
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Position

Partner

Career

Evan Levy is part of Weil’s Real Estate leadership team. He focuses on real estate financings, private equity funds, workouts and restructurings, development projects, REITs and securities offerings. Evan has broad experience in all aspects of complex real estate transactions, representing borrowers and lenders; purchasers and sellers; fund sponsors and investors; debtors and creditors; developers and equity investors; and issuers and investors in all real estate asset classes. His key clients include Amherst Holdings, Brookfield, GIC, King Street, Lendlease and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Education

J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1995 (magna cum laude); M.B.A., Union College, 1995; B.A., University at Albany, 1991 (magna cum laude).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Based in New York, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP fields a team of experts across banking, capital markets and restructuring, and handles public and private REITS offerings, IPO’s and M&A. The practice is now jointly managed by Philip Rosen  and Evan Levy who is ‘incredibly knowledgeable’, according to clients, and maintains an active real estate private equity practice. Former practice head Michael Bond  remains a core member of the group and advises on commercial lending transactions. The group leverages its wider firm capabilities across tax to handle large real-estate related transactions, including UPREIT and DownREIT acquisitions — David Levy, who joined from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in March 2021, is the main contact here. Elsewhere, the group strengthened its senior headcount with Jannelle Seales, who was elevated to the partnership in January 2022.