Firm Provided Legal Guidance to Liebersohn in Negotiations to Join Avison Young as President and Managing Director of New York City Office
Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. represented Mitti Liebersohn in contract negotiations with Avison Young to join the global commercial real estate services firm. Liebersohn signed a contract in early April to serve as Principal, President and Managing Director of its New York City office.
William Byers Jr., a Member of Rosenberg & Estis, P.C., provided legal advisory services for Liebersohn. Avison Young was represented in-house by Robert Slaughter, Principal and Chief Legal Officer.
“Rosenberg & Estis has represented a number of high-level professionals in the real estate community in contract negotiations,” said Byers. “We are able to provide a great deal of guidance in terms of what others at his level have achieved. We were there to ensure a fair balance between the risks he was taking with the move and the rewards he could achieve.”
Liebersohn has more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate and has completed transactions totaling in excess of 25 million square feet. Prior to joining Avison Young, Liebersohn served as Vice Chairman at JLL, where he oversaw numerous national account portfolios. Earlier, he was a Vice Chairman at Cushman & Wakefield, where he was named one of the company’s top 20 brokers internationally for 15 consecutive years.
Rosenberg & Estis’ extensive presence in the real estate community has proven instrumental in building up this practice. Since 1975, the law firm has provided expert legal services to the New York real estate community. During the past 40 years, Rosenberg & Estis attorneys have represented many of the top professionals in Manhattan’s real estate sector and have provided the legal guidance underpinning many
of the city’s highest-profile office developments.
About Rosenberg & Estis, P.C.
Founded in 1979, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. is widely recognized as one of New York City’s pre-eminent real estate law firms. Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. represents clients in all aspects of real estate development, transactions, financing, litigation, rent regulation and governmental affairs.