Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. News/Blogs Feed Jul 2022firmwise, Legislative, and Legal Update Jul 2022Events, House Jan. 6 Probes Put The Squeeze On Trump Attys Jun 2022News Up Call: Talent War Moves Gibson Dunn to Revamp Partner Pay Jun 2022News Schotz Expands New York Real Estate Practice With Arrival of Emanuel Tsourounis II Jun 2022News<p>Cole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce <a href="">Emanuel Tsourounis II</a> has joined the firm&rsquo;s New York office as a member of its nationally recognized Real Estate practice. Mr. Tsourounis is a seasoned transactional attorney with over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry representing lenders, developers, real estate investment funds, real estate investment trusts, and other institutional clients. His practice involves real estate assets consisting of multifamily residential, office, retail, hospitality, industrial, and mixed-use properties.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;Emanuel will play a key role in complementing the firm&rsquo;s already strong capabilities advising clients on complex real estate transactions,&rdquo; said Leo Leyva, co-chair of the Litigation and Real Estate departments, as well as the Real Estate Special Opportunities Group at Cole Schotz. &ldquo;His extensive experience will help us enhance the full range of practice area expertise we can offer our clients in the real estate market.&quot;<br /> <br /> Mr. Tsourounis has experience in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions including advising on the origination, servicing, and restructuring of mortgage and mezzanine loans, bridge loans, revolving credit facilities, and preferred equity investments and related secondary market transactions, as well as negotiating joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, ground leases, and development-related agreements. <br /> <br /> &ldquo;Part of what drew me to Cole Schotz is its distinguished national platform,&rdquo; said Mr. Tsourounis. &ldquo;I was also attracted by the firm&rsquo;s broad scope of real estate capabilities. These standout qualities have brought together a strong network of legal professionals alongside whom I am excited to work.&rdquo; <br /> <br /> Mr. Tsourounis joins the firm from Cadwalader, Wickersham &amp; Taft LLP. He received his J.D. from Cornell Law School and his B.A. from Cornell University, with distinction in all subjects. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, in the State of New York and the District of Columbia, where he has also previously practiced.<br /> <br /> Cole Schotz&rsquo;s Real Estate practice has earned a national reputation for providing practical and strategic solutions for real estate developers and investors and is regularly cited in Chambers USA: America&rsquo;s Leading Lawyers for Business.</p> Guidance Will Boost ‘Generic' Trademark Denials, Lawyers Say Jun 2022News Claremont Squeaks Through $160M Refinancing Just Ahead of Rate Hike Jun 2022News Firm Gets Nod On $70M Ch. 11 Asset Sale Jun 2022News Clears Del. Ch. 11 Confirmation Over Tilton Objections Jun 2022News Law360 400: Tracking The Largest US Law Firms Jun 2022News Your Family Wealth - A Review of Asset Protection Statute - 2022 Live Webcast CLE Presentation Jun 2022Events<p>State laws provide a plethora of opportunities for protecting family wealth. Nineteen states have established self-settled asset protection trust statutes that may shield your client's property from general liability, divorce, civil judgments and, in some cases, child support obligations. Which state is best for your client? In this webinar, we will review a number of these states statures and you will learn about the advantages and disadvantages each may have over the others as well as your own state when it comes to safeguarding your client's assets. Some of the topics we will cover include (i) self-settled domestic asset protection trusts, (ii) tax planning, (iii) LLC formation, and (iv) marital agreements as all of these relate to asset protection.<br /> <br /> To register, please <a href="">click here</a>.</p>