The nation’s leading developers turn to Herrick to help ensure their success.

While we handle matters of all types and sizes, involving every type of commercial real estate asset, we thrive on large-scale projects and transactions that take advantage of our full-service capabilities. Over the course of our history, we have advised on many sophisticated development projects across the U.S., including well-known residential, office, retail, hotel and mixed-use projects in all five boroughs of New York City.

We have more than 50 lawyers and urban planners on hand, a depth which allows us to advise on a diverse set of issues, including tax structuring, land use and zoning concerns, condominium regimes, government relations, and debt and equity financing. We also have significant experience dealing with concerns that are unique to New York City, such as air rights transactions, assemblages, slicing properties into different ownership interests and uses, and joint ventures between owners, operators, investors and developers.

For the past 13 years, Chambers USA has ranked us one of New York's leading real estate law firms. Crain's New York Business also called us a "real estate powerhouse," and we are consistently ranked in The Real Deal's elite list of top New York City real estate law firms.

Areas of Focus:

  • Air and development rights transfers
  • Assemblages
  • Cooperatives and condominiums
  • Construction management agreements
  • Due diligence
  • Joint ventures
  • Land use and zoning
  • Government relations - lobbying and government approvals