Greenberg Traurig adds WTC attorney to real estate division

TRD New York /
Jun.June 02, 2011 11:12 AM

Law firm Greenberg Traurig, which had the second biggest real estate division among New York City law firms according to The Real Deal’s 2010 ranking, added Peter Miller to its stable of real estate attorneys yesterday, the company said. Miller previously headed the real estate and finance practice group at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and was a partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavin, where he represented real estate firms in major transactions throughout the city, most notably Silverstein Properties in its acquisition of a leasehold interest in the World Trade Center. Miller went on to represent Silverstein in negotiations for five separate leases covering more than 10 million square feet. Miller also represented Bear Stearns in its acquisition of 383 Madison Avenue, Edward J. Minskoff Equities in five transactions throughout the city and the Gotham Organization in the development of 200 West 72nd Street. Robert Ivanhoe, chair of the firm’s real estate practice and New York office, called it “an honor” to bring someone of Miller’s reputation to the firm. In a statement, Miller said he has become familiar with the firm and chose to join, in part, because “Greenberg’s client list speaks for itself.” Greenberg Traurig has been on something of a hiring spree lately across all of its divisions, according to CEO Richard Rosenbaum. The firm’s real estate practice counts more than 200 members in offices around the world. TRD


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
120 Broadway and Thornton Tomasetti’s Peter DiMaggio, Tom Scarangello and Michael Squarzini (Credit: Google Maps)

Thornton Tomasetti takes 100K sf at 120 Broadway

Moinian Group CEO Joseph Moinian, and a street view of the new Best Buy location (535 Fifth Avenue, at left) and the old one (529 Fifth Avenue, at right) 

Best Buy signs lease for new store at 535 Fifth

Larry Silverstein (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Silverstein’s lending biz could get a boost from the weak luxury condo market

A Victoria's Secret store in New York (Credit: Getty Images)

Victoria’s Secret sues WTC landlord amid store closures and layoffs

The architect claims the design, construction and marketing of the tower rips off the design of a tower he planned and modeled for his thesis

Lawsuit over WTC design is whittled down

Larry Silverstein and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (Credit: Getty Images)

Institutional investors swarm Silverstein’s new TASE bonds

Larry Silverstein and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Bull (Credit: Getty Images and Wikipedia)

As other NYC firms go quiet, Silverstein Properties prepares new Israeli bond offering

Former Bear Stearns CEO Jimmy Cayne and 510 Park Avenue (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

Ex-Bear Stearns CEO James Cayne demands co-op records after board rejects 3 buyers

arrow_forward_ios
Loading...