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    Sidley Austin

    787 Seventh Avenue #22
    New York, NY 10022
    (212) 839-5300
    [email protected]

    Sidley Austin is a Chicago-based international law firm with offices in New York. The original practice was formed in 1866, and today the firm has over 1,900 lawyers in 18 offices worldwide. The New York office, which was founded in 1914, is currently located at the Equitable Center at 787 Seventh Avenue.

    The firms real estate practice focuses on acquisitions and dispositions, development, debt financing, leasing, joint ventures, litigation and many other areas. Sidleys lawyers have completed a number of representations for some of New Yorks biggest real estate players. The firm represented Starwood Property Trust in the origination of $475 million in loans to a joint venture of Related Properties and Oxford Properties in the development of Tower C at Hudson Yards. Additionally, Sidley has represented major financial institutions such as Bank of America in the originations of mortgage loan financing and securitizations. Prominent real estate lawyers at the firm include Alan Weil and Richard S. Fries. The practice has been recognized by Legal 500, US News, and Chambers USA.


    Sidley Austin, Partner, Real Estate
    787 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY, 212.839.5640
    Richard S. Fries is a real estate lawyer at Sidley Austin, an international...
    Sidley Austin, Partner, Real Estate
    787 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY, 212.839.5315
    Alan Weil is a head of real estate at Sidley Austin, a law...
    • Event Office Leasing
    • Building Name Rockefeller Center
    • Address 1251 Sixth Avenue
    • Neighborhood Midtown West
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Square feet 90,000
    • Price per foot $ 90.00
    • Publication Date 02/01/2007
    • Event Date 12/23/2006
    • Party 1 Mitsui Fudosan
    • Party 1 Brokerage Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
    • Party 2 Sidley Austin
    • Party 2 Brokerage CBRE
    The law firm inked a lease for the 48th and 49th floors of the building. The space had been occupied by Ropes & Gray.
    • Event Office Leasing
    • Address 810 Seventh Avenue
    • Neighborhood Midtown West
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Square feet 20,500
    • Publication Date 02/01/2006
    • Event Date 12/23/2005
    • Party 1 Reckson Associates
    • Party 2 Sidley Austin Brown & Wood
    Law firm takes entire floor.

    On the debt side, Sidley Austin took the top spot with a massive $5.33 billion in lender-side deals...

    A case in point: The 3 Bryant Park deal. Sidley Austin secured the mortgage, while Katten Muchin handled the actual sale, which at $2.2 billion was the priciest building trade of the 12-month period TRD examined...