People: Marc J. Gurell, Partner

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Marc J. Gurell

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5569
Fax: (212) 218-5526
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Mr. Gurell is a corporate/real estate law partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Mr. Gurell routinely advises clients on planning, structuring and executing sophisticated corporate, real estate and licensing transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and financings (traditional, mezzanine and preferred equity).

Mr. Gurell counsels clients from entrepreneurial start-ups to large privately held companies through each phase of growth as outside general counsel. He advises on issues of appropriate form of organization, business plans, stockholder, partnership and operating agreements, commercial transactions and dispute resolution. Mr. Gurell helps clients develop forward looking strategies that meet their short and long term goals.

Mr. Gurell, who has an accounting background, has also been employed as Assistant Corporation Counsel at the Office of the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York as well as tax counsel for two of the nation's top accounting firms and has significant experience in representing taxpayers in tax controversy matters.

Mr. Gurell is a corporate/real estate law partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Mr. Gurell routinely advises clients on planning, structuring and executing sophisticated corporate, real estate and licensing transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and financings (traditional, mezzanine and preferred equity).

Mr. Gurell counsels clients from entrepreneurial start-ups to large privately held companies through each phase of growth as outside general counsel. He advises on issues of appropriate form of organization, business plans, stockholder, partnership and operating agreements, commercial transactions and dispute resolution. Mr. Gurell helps clients develop forward looking strategies that meet their short and long term goals.

Mr. Gurell, who has an accounting background, has also been employed as Assistant Corporation Counsel at the Office of the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York as well as tax counsel for two of the nation's top accounting firms and has significant experience in representing taxpayers in tax controversy matters.

Education

  • L.L.M., New York University School of Law (1999)
  • J.D., Benjamin Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University (1994)
  • B.S., Yeshiva University (1991)
    cum laude

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Representative Media Mentions

  • Quoted, “Steel Tariff Fears Wreaking Havoc On Construction Market,” Law360 (April 17, 2018)
  • Quoted, “JVs For Partial NYC Tower Stakes Pose Control, Tax Issues,” Law360 (March 30, 2017)
  • Quoted, “4 Must-Knows For Developers As Trump Cabinet Ramps Up,” Law360 (March 22, 2017)
  • Quoted, “3 Strategies For Real Estate Nonrecourse Carveouts,” Law360 (September 19, 2016)
  • Quoted, “4 Movies Every Real Estate Lawyer Should Watch,” Law360 (September 12, 2016)
  • Quoted, “3 Ways Clients Drive Real Estate Attorneys Nuts,” Law360 (July 15, 2016)
  • Quoted, “NY Real Estate Regulation To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2016,” Law360 (July 6, 2016)
  • Quoted, “China Stock Dive Steers Investors Away From Luxury Condos,” Law360 (February 10, 2016)
  • Quoted, “4 Areas Of Retail Real Estate To Watch In 2016,” Law360 (December 23, 2015)
  • Quoted, “4 Common Errors In Year-End Race To Seal Real Estate Deals,” Law360 (December 17, 2015)