Cole Schotz Expands New York Real Estate Practice With Arrival of Emanuel Tsourounis II

Cole Schotz Press Release

Cole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce Emanuel Tsourounis II has joined the firm’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.

“Emanuel will play a key role in complementing the firm’s already strong capabilities advising clients on complex real estate transactions,” said Leo Leyva, co-chair of the Litigation and Real Estate departments, as well as the Real Estate Special Opportunities Group at Cole Schotz. “His extensive experience will help us enhance the full range of practice area expertise we can offer our clients in the real estate market.”

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.

“Part of what drew me to Cole Schotz is its distinguished national platform,” said Mr. Tsourounis. “I was also attracted by the firm’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.”

Mr. Tsourounis joins the firm from Cadwalader, Wickersham & 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.

Cole Schotz’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’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

As the law continues to evolve on these matters, please note that this article is current as of date and time of publication and may not reflect subsequent developments. The content and interpretation of the issues addressed herein is subject to change. Cole Schotz P.C. disclaims any and all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of this publication to the fullest extent permitted by law. This is for general informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. Do not act or refrain from acting upon the information contained in this publication without obtaining legal, financial and tax advice. For further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to your firm contact or to any of the attorneys listed in this publication.

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