Olshan Ranked in Top Tiers for Real Estate in U.S. News Media and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

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NEW YORK, November 1, 2012 – Olshan has been recognized as a top firm for real estate by the just-released 2013 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings.  The firm was ranked in Tier 2 for Metropolitan (New York City) rankings and Tier 3 in National rankings along with some of the largest firms in the country. This honor follows the firm’s recent selection to the National Law Journal’s “Midsize Hot List” as a top 20 midsize firm in the U.S. and the selection of twenty-four of the firm’s thirty-six partners to the 2013 Super Lawyers® list.

“This is an outstanding result for Olshan, and we are honored to be ranked along with some of the biggest firms in New York and nationally,” said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner in Olshan’s real estate practice.  “Our real estate practice is unparalleled and highly respected by clients and peers, as evidenced by these rankings.  Olshan is unique in that it offers clients an alternative to the AmLaw 50 business model through our creative and efficient, high-level service provided by senior advisors, which our clients find to be more advantageous to their business.”

Across the nation and especially in and around New York, Olshan’s skilled handling of real estate transactions has helped them achieve an outstanding reputation in the industry. Leveraging in-depth knowledge, creative deal making, and diligent and cost-efficient service, they negotiate and close some of the country’s most sophisticated and significant transactions on behalf of their clients.

Olshan has particular experience serving 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 they represent major brand retailers in leasing retail space in Manhattan and across the U.S., and air rights conveyance.  The firm also has extensive experience in the formation of joint ventures for the purpose of commercial and residential real estate acquisition and development.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys in their field.  The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

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