People: Adrian Zuckerman, Partner

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Adrian Zuckerman

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-3395
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Adrian Zuckerman is a partner in the Real Estate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's New York office.  Mr. Zuckerman has over 30 years of experience representing multinational Fortune 500 companies and local and national real estate owners and developers in transactions involving retail, office, apartment, hotel, co-op, condominium and industrial properties.  His practice focuses on development, acquisitions and dispositions, commercial lending, co-op and condominium conversions, commercial leasing, and health care real estate. 

Additionally, Mr. Zuckerman has extensive experience in complex real estate litigation, asset management, brokerage, and regulatory compliance, as well as divestiture, workouts and foreclosures. He successfully represented his client in the seminal Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) case of Carter v. Helmsley Spear Inc., argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and testified before Congress on VARA.

Mr. Zuckerman is a member of the board of Kids Corp., a non-profit organization that supports underprivileged children in Newark, New Jersey, and serves on the alumni board of New York Law School.   He is fluent in Romanian.

Adrian Zuckerman is a partner in the Real Estate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's New York office.  Mr. Zuckerman has over 30 years of experience representing multinational Fortune 500 companies and local and national real estate owners and developers in transactions involving retail, office, apartment, hotel, co-op, condominium and industrial properties.  His practice focuses on development, acquisitions and dispositions, commercial lending, co-op and condominium conversions, commercial leasing, and health care real estate. 

Additionally, Mr. Zuckerman has extensive experience in complex real estate litigation, asset management, brokerage, and regulatory compliance, as well as divestiture, workouts and foreclosures. He successfully represented his client in the seminal Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) case of Carter v. Helmsley Spear Inc., argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and testified before Congress on VARA.

Mr. Zuckerman is a member of the board of Kids Corp., a non-profit organization that supports underprivileged children in Newark, New Jersey, and serves on the alumni board of New York Law School.   He is fluent in Romanian.

Education

  • J.D., New York Law School (1983)
  • S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1979)

Admissions

  • New York

Courts

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • Real Estate Board of New York, Arbitrator

Representative Engagements

  • Represented purchaser in the acquisition and financing of 2.6 million square foot industrial portfolio in New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
  • Represented New York State Common Retirement Fund in joint venture with major New York City developer for the acquisition of site and development of West Side residential high rises.
  • Represented outdoor advertising company in the acquisition of signage tower and building signage condominium.
  • Represented various clients in the acquisition and disposition of hotel and office properties across the United States.
  • Represented New York State Common Retirement Fund in joint venture for the acquisition of site and development of several Long Island properties.
  • Represented client in the disposition of premier office tower in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Represented owner in refinance of lower Manhattan high rise with Axa Equitable Life Insurance Company.

Representative Cases

  • Carter v. Helmsley Spear Inc.