Alexander Ferrini Joins Olshan’s Real Estate Law Practice

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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP is pleased to announce that Alexander Ferrini has joined the firm as a partner and will head the Construction Law group in Olshan’s Real Estate Law practice.

“Alex’s expertise in construction law is the perfect complement to Olshan’s real estate and litigation teams, and will be of enormous value to our clients,” said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner in Olshan’s Real Estate Law practice. “Olshan’s real estate clients face increasingly complex transactional and litigation issues in their construction projects, and Alex’s in-depth knowledge and experience in this area will greatly expand our ability to help clients navigate these issues.”

Mr. Ferrini’s practice is focused on representing owners ranging from public institutions and institutional developers to private developers and individuals in identifying and resolving the complex challenges involved in their construction projects. Mr. Ferrini formed his own firm in 2007 in order to provide enhanced client service and forge long-term client relationships.  Mr. Ferrini brings a wealth of practical and legal experience in both transactional and litigation matters, drawing on both 18 years practicing construction law as well as his experience managing a multi-office business servicing the commercial construction market.

"Olshan is one of the preeminent firms in New York representing clients in the real estate market, and I’m very excited to join this team of outstanding lawyers,” said Mr. Ferrini. "This is a great opportunity for me to bring my construction law platform to a firm that has an enviable list of key real estate clients and exceptional full-service capabilities across the board.”

Mr. Ferrini is an adjunct professor at New York Law School teaching Construction Law in the LLM program and has authored numerous articles on construction and design industry topics. He received his J.D. cum laude from the Albany Law School, Union University and received his B.A. from Cornell University.

About Olshan’s Real Estate Law practice

Across the nation and especially in and around New York, Olshan’s skilled handling of real estate transactions has helped their real estate lawyers achieve an outstanding reputation in the industry. Leveraging in-depth knowledge, creative deal-making, and diligent and cost-efficient service, Olshan negotiates and closes some of the country’s most sophisticated and significant real estate transactions on behalf of clients. Olshan has particular experience serving real estate law clients in the areas of major office buildings, including purchases, sales, space leasing and ground leasing of office buildings, hotels and development sites, retail leasing, where the firm represents major brand retailers in leasing retail space in Manhattan and across the U.S., commercial condominiums, where the firm creates, manages and enforces the rights concerning various mixed-use properties and air rights conveyance.

About Olshan

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, a law firm based in New York, represents major businesses and entrepreneurs in their most significant transactions, problems and opportunities. Olshan’s clients range from public companies, hedge, venture capital, private equity and other investment funds to entrepreneurs and private companies worldwide. Clients choose Olshan for innovative strategies and sophisticated, game-changing advice in corporate, securities law and shareholder activism, complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and advertising. Since its founding, Olshan has offered an alternative to the AmLaw 50 law firm business model with responsive, independent and client-focused legal counsel provided by the firm’s senior lawyers.


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