Skadden’s Real Estate Group advises clients on the full array of complex issues throughout the industry. We represent a wide variety of clients around the world, including developers, lenders, investment banks, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs), private equity funds, investors, major corporations, high-net-worth individuals and family offices. Our representations include lending transactions; joint ventures; leasing on behalf of landlords and tenants; real estate workouts and restructurings (in and out of bankruptcy); the development, acquisition and disposition of office buildings, hotels, multifamily buildings, data centers, casinos, resorts and shopping centers; fund formations, public-private partnerships for large-scale mixed-use developments, and public and private offerings of various types of real estate securities and REITs.

We are frequently recognized as a top firm in the area of real estate, including by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 U.S. and Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in their annual listings of the leading practices. Skadden was named among Law360’s Real Estate Groups of the Year for 2022, the top five firms in The Real Deal’s 2022 Top Real Estate Law Firms in New York City and the top 10 firms in the Commercial Property Executive-Multi-Housing News’ 2020 list of leading national real estate practices. Additionally, our attorneys have been recognized among New York Law Journal’s 2022 Dealmakers of the Year, Lawdragon’s 2022 Leading Dealmakers in America, Crain’s New York Business’ 2021 Notable Women in Law and 2020 Rising Stars, Law360’s Real Estate MVPs 2021 and 2020, Law360’s Real Estate Rising Stars 2021 and GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence 2021 Diversity Champions and 2020 Women of Influence.