The Real Estate Group of Skadden 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, real estate investment trusts (REITs), private equity funds, investors and major corporations. Our representations include public and private offerings of various types of real estate securities and REITs; securitized lending transactions; leasing on behalf of landlords and tenants; real estate litigation; real estate workouts and restructurings (in and out of bankruptcy); and the development and acquisition of office buildings, hotels, casinos, resorts and shopping centers.

We are frequently recognized as a top firm in the area of real estate, including by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and U.S. News — Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in their annual listings of the leading practices. Skadden was named among the top 10 firms in the Commercial Property Executive-Multi-Housing News’ 2019 list of leading national real estate practices. Real Estate Forum named 10 matters that our group advised on among its 2017 deals of the year, and that same year, we were named Law Firm of the Year — Overall, as well as Law Firm of the Year — Financing Transactions, at the third annual Real Estate Finance & Investment Awards. Additionally, according to Dealogic, Skadden finished 2015 on top in both global and U.S. real estate deals by value, and we were named among Law360’s Real Estate Groups of 2015 and 2016.