Mr David Szeker > Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

Work Department



Real Estate and Hospitality Transactions


David Szeker’s practice involves all aspects of commercial real estate law, including the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate, acting on behalf of borrowers in the financing of commercial properties, the negotiation and formation of joint ventures, and acting for landlords and tenants in the leasing of office and retail space.  He also handles defaulted mezzanine loans, UCC foreclosure actions and other complex defaulted financing transactions, real estate-related litigation, partnership disputes and bankruptcies.

David is recognized in Chambers USA, with clients describing him as “remarkably responsive, meticulous and smart” and note that “his dedication is unmatched and he provides very thoughtful answers and commentary,” as well as in The Legal 500 where clients describe him as “exceptional” and a “smart, practical and solution-oriented attorney who understands how to thoughtfully and strategically navigate both legal and business issues.”  He was also named a Rising Star by Real Estate Weekly.

David is an active member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.


New York; New Jersey; Pennsylvania


University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2008); New York University Stern School of Business (B.S., magna cum laude, 2005)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP is noted for office, residential, shopping center and mixed-use real estate development projects throughout the United States. Practice head David Szeker and Darwin Huang are its key New York-based attorneys, representing a wide range of corporates, borrowers, landlords and tenants in acquisition and disposition of single properties and property portfolios and in the leasing of office and retail spaces.