The Real Deal New York

Cole Schotz forms new real estate group

September 20, 2012 04:40PM
By David Jones

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From left: Richard Abramson and Leo Leyva at the Kimberly Hotel last month

From the September issue: The law firm Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard has launched a new Real Estate Special Opportunities Group to focus on distressed debt acquisitions, restructurings and workouts.

The 120-lawyer firm celebrated the group’s official launch last month with a cocktail party at the Kimberly Suites Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. Led by Cole Schotz partners Leo Leyva, Richard Abramson and Jordan Fisch, the new group has a total of 13 lawyers based in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices. [more]