Moses & Singer LLP

Super Lawyers® Lists Richard Strauss

May 3, 2010

Richard E. Strauss, co-chair of Moses & Singer's Real Estate department, has been honored with a listing in the 2010 Super Lawyers® Corporate Counsel Edition for excellence in the area of Real Estate law. Lawyers selected for inclusion are chosen based on peer and client review as well as professional achievement. This is Richard's third consecutive year on the list.

Richard E. Strauss has a practice that covers a broad range of real estate transactions, with an emphasis on representing financial institutions in their internal real estate leasings, acquisitions, and dispositions. His background includes financing transactions, with some major projects such as the construction financing for the World Financial Center office complex in lower Manhattan and the permanent refinancing of the multi-tenanted portion of a new Times Square office building developed as a commercial condominium for the headquarters of a major newspaper publisher. He has also represented lenders in numerous hotel financings across the country. Richard represents lenders in the renegotiation and workout of, or the foreclosure or taking of title to, numerous projects in default. These include commercial and mixed-use projects in development and hotel properties. He has lectured and published on such subjects as real estate workouts, lending to REITs, corporate real estate disaster contingency planning, construction loans and lease issues. For more information, please contact Richard at 212.554.7812 or

Moses & Singer has a dynamic real estate practice touching virtually every facet of the industry. The group regularly counsels owners, developers, private REITs, pension funds, lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants, hotel operators and property managers in New York City and nationally in the acquisition and divestiture of real estate, sustainable development, leasing transactions, financings, formation of joint ventures and restructuring and insolvency. We effectively closed transactions through the peaks and troughs of the last few major real estate cycles. The group is comprised of attorneys with a thorough working knowledge of every aspect of real estate transactional law-attorneys who also have keen market insights into the ever-changing world of real estate and real estate finance gained through varied and challenging representations. To provide comprehensive representation, and assure the best possible result, we frequently call upon resources in other practice groups-including banking, bankruptcy, corporate, tax and litigation. In particular, Moses & Singer has a significant real estate litigation practice representing major developers and owners in a wide range of problem situations.


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