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Jonathan Mechanic

Chairman, Real Estate
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
One New York Plaza
New York, NY 10004
212.859.8222
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Jonathan Mechanic is chairman of real estate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, an international law firm in New York. Mechanic works within all aspects of real estate finance and development, giving counsel to developers, REITs and lenders in acquisitions and dispositions, mezzanine loans and construction financing, joint ventures, and other financial activities.

Mechanics major projects include working with the Related Companies on the acquisition of debt at One Madison Avenue, counseling Condé Nast in their 25-year, 1 million-square-foot lease at One World Trade Center, and advising Citigroup in the purchase of their 1.7 million-square-foot headquarters at 388-390 Greenwich Street.

Considered by many to be one of the most important real estate lawyers in New York, Mechanic is routinely named to best lawyers lists such as Legal 500 and New York Super Lawyers, and has been named a top lawyer by the Commercial Observer, the New York Observer, Real Estate Weekly, and MVP Lawyer of the Year by Law360 in 2011.

He holds a JD from the University Virginia School of Law where he was Editor of the Virginia Law Review.

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10/12/17
...downside is,” he said. “They’re different personalities.” Jonathan Mechanic, chair of Fried Frank’s real estate practice, said the firm tends to represent...

10/06/17
...ve been certainly in an expansive mode,” said Jonathan Mechanic, the gregarious chair of the firm’s real estate practice. “We’ve expanded to...

08/25/17
...chairman of Fried Frank’s real estate department, Jonathan Mechanic. Also in September, check out Bisnow’s NY Affordable Housing event on Wednesday, Sept...

05/26/17
...one NDA that negotiated damages for disclosure,” said Jonathan Mechanic, chair of the real estate department at Fried Frank. “I’ve seen some so...

05/22/17
...Epstein. ICSC veterans such as Fried Frank’s Jonathan Mechanic and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s Jeffrey Roseman were spotted kicking back with them...

05/22/17
...A&H Acquisitions. Mingling with them were Jonathan Mechanic of Fried Frank, the Feil Organization's Jeffrey Feil (who recently settled a longstanding family...

03/31/17
...well as top lawyers such as Richard Weidman, Jonathan Mechanic and Jonathan Adelsberg. One of the city’s most active lobbyists, James Capalino, was...

01/20/17
...well if he can swim or not,” said Jonathan Mechanic, chair of the real estate department at Fried Frank, who represented the Kushners in...

12/07/16
...Meyer Last, Burt Resnick, Jonathan Mechanic, Pamela Stamataky and Stephen Siegel (credit: Steve Friedman) Cipriani in Midtown was abuzz Tuesday...

10/22/16
...Jonathon Yormak, Larry Silverstain, Leonard Boxer and Jonathan Mechanic From Luxury Listings NYC: Over 300 guests, including Larry Silverstein, Richard Ruben and Jonathan Mechanic...

05/22/16
...asked by two young hopefuls for a job. Jonathan Mechanic strolling at 2am through mega-club XS, where commercial real estate’s biggest players take...

03/05/15
...Rendering of Manhattan West (credit: Brookfield Properties) (inset: Jonathan Mechanic) Fried Frank, the international law firm with one of New York City's most prominent...

01/16/15
...as Mary Ann Tighe, Jerry Speyer, Burt Resnick, Jonathan Mechanic and Dan Tishman. He told The Real Deal that some of his most vivid...

12/18/14
...the trendy David Barton Gym, Fried Frank’s Jonathan Mechanic and Rob Sorin, Andrew Barrocas of MNS, Douglas Elliman agent “Million Dollar Listing New...

12/10/14
...From left: "Liar's Ball," Robert Reffkin and Jonathan Mechanic From the December issue: Where do you look for inspiration and insight? This month...

06/02/14
...top-tier real estate lawyers charge $1,000 to $1,250 an hour. Jonathan Mechanic, partner at law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, earns about $1,110 an hour...

01/20/14
...L&L’s Robert Lapidus, power attorney Jonathan Mechanic, CBRE Group’s Mary Ann Tighe, Douglaston Development’s Jeff Levine, Durst Fetner’s...

11/01/13
...thought it was complicated," Cross joked, referring to Jonathan Mechanic, a noted real estate attorney at Fried Frank. In an unusual move for the...

10/03/13
...CEO Marc Holliday, and real estate power lawyer Jonathan Mechanic...

04/24/13
...and Romel Canete (right) of NGKF with attorney Jonathan Mechanic Barry Gosin, Brian Waterman and Romel Canete of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank took home...

12/20/12
...members include former Deputy Mayor Robert Lieber, attorney Jonathan Mechanic and Related Companies executive Jay Cross...

01/20/12
...William Macklowe, of the William Macklowe Company; and Jonathan Mechanic, partner and chairman of the real estate department at law firm Fried, Frank, Harris...

09/06/11
...global reach of their real estate portfolios,” said Jonathan Mechanic, Fried Frank's real estate department chairman. Kelly has regularly handled sophisticated transactions in and...

01/21/11
...Brokerage Bruce Mosler, Fried Frank law firm partner Jonathan Mechanic, Michael Fascitelli, president and CEO of the Vornado Realty Trust, Newmark Knight Frank CEO...

11/01/10
...Deadline to apply: Jan. 15 Notable faculty: Vishaan Chakrabarti, Jonathan Mechanic, Joanne Douvas and Joshua Kahr Additional notes: 34 out of the 103 students are international. Columbia...
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  • Address 375 Park Avenue
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  • Square feet 11,703
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