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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.

-WP


12/06/17
...From left: Jonathan Resnick, Jonathan Mechanic and Burt Resnick (Credit: Steve Friedman) The annual holiday bash hosted by Fried, Frank...

10/31/17
...ve been certainly in an expansive mode,” said Jonathan Mechanic, the gregarious chair of the firm’s real estate practice. “We’ve expanded to...

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...

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

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

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...

...partnership. 4:00 p.m. I speak to my colleague Jonathan Mechanic a minimum of four times a day. He’ll have two minutes to talk...

...but not outside of his sweet spot,” said Jonathan Mechanic, the head of Fried Frank’s real estate group, which represented lender Mesa West...

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...

...was the one who put it together,” said Jonathan Mechanic, chairman of the real estate department at Fried Frank, a firm that's long worked...

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

...the vein of “a Lenny Boxer or a Jonathan Mechanic,” one source said. He then worked at the investment bank First Boston Corporation, now...

...industry. “It really did get personal,” said attorney Jonathan Mechanic, whose real estate group at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson advised Moinian in...

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...

...and the visibility of the institutional partner,” said Jonathan Mechanic, chairman of Fried Frank’s real estate department, who represented Fairstead in its joint...

...sales broker, and of course, part lawyer,” said Jonathan Mechanic, chairman of the real estate practice as Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. That...

...particularly in gateway cities like New York,” said Jonathan Mechanic, head of the real estate practice at Fried Frank. “It’s a funding source...

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...
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  • Address 375 Park Avenue
  • Neighborhood Midtown
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 11,703
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The law firm renewed its lease.
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