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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
Website

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.

-WP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Partner, Real Estate
One New York Plaza, New York, NY, 212.859.8780
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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Partner, Real Estate, Litigation
One New York Plaza, New York, NY, 212.859.8182
Janice Mac Avoy is a real estate lawyer at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver...
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 375 Park Avenue
  • Neighborhood Midtown
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 11,703
  • Publication Date 07/01/2016
  • Event Date 05/15/2016
  • Party 1 RFR Holding
  • Party 1 Brokerage RFR Holding
  • Party 1 Broker AJ Camhi, Matthew Astrachan
  • Party 2 Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
  • Party 2 Brokerage Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
  • Party 2 Broker Jonathan Mechanic, Meyer Last
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The law firm renewed its lease.

10/01/2017
“We’ve been certainly in an expansive mode,” said Jonathan Mechanic, the gregarious chair of the firm’s real estate practice...

10/01/2017
For many of New York City’s top real estate law firms, transactional work â€' whether it be representing buyers, sellers, borrowers or lenders â€' isFor many of New York City’s top real estate law firms, transactional work â€' whether it be representing buyers, sellers, borrowers or lenders â€' is...

09/01/2015
“It’s a full-service business: You’re part placement agent; part mortgage broker; part leasing broker; part sales broker, and of course, part lawyer,” said Jonathan Mechanic, chairman of the real estate practice as Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson...

09/01/2015
“There’s a lot of money seeking to be in the United States right now, particularly in gateway cities like New York,” said Jonathan Mechanic, head of the real estate practice at Fried Frank...

10/10/2007
The credit crunch has yet to rear its ugly head in Manhattan's commercial market, at least according to some real estate market watchdogs and dataThe credit crunch has yet to rear its ugly head in Manhattan's commercial market, at least according to some real estate market watchdogs and data...