Belinda G. Schwartz Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)
Belinda G. Schwartz, executive chair of Herrick and co-chair of the Real Estate Department, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). Belinda joins the 2023 class of thirty attorneys nationwide and is one of only four new Fellows from New York. Belinda is the only woman to join ACREL from New York in 2023, and we are thrilled to see ten women in the 2023 class.
The American College of Real Estate Lawyers is the select national association of preeminent commercial real estate lawyers focused on service to clients, colleagues and the profession. Admission is by invitation only after a rigorous screening process. ACREL's distinguished, nationally-known lawyers have been elected to fellowship for their outstanding legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law.
With more than 30 years of practice in commercial real estate, Belinda frequently advises clients in single asset and portfolio transactions involving residential, hospitality, office and retail properties across the U.S. Her clients include prominent developers, owners, funds, investors and family-owned real estate businesses, whom she advises in complex debt and equity transactions including real estate restructurings and workouts; fund formation; property acquisitions and sales; joint ventures; development deals; construction matters; ground leases and commercial leases.