People: Stephen G. Epstein, Partner

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Stephen G. Epstein

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5506
Fax: (212) 218-5526
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Mr. Epstein is a partner in Seyfarth Shaw’s New York office. His practice is focused on real estate development, acquisitions, dispositions, financings (acquisition, construction and permanent loans), preferred equity transactions, commercial leasing (office and retail) and real estate investment trust (REIT) mergers and acquisitions. He has practiced in New York City representing REITs involving the acquisition, disposition, development, financing or merger of commercial real estate properties and portfolios.

Mr. Epstein has represented developers in preferred equity transactions involving a joint venture structure with opportunity fund partners for acquisition and development of property. He has also represented borrowers in the restructuring of real estate limited partnerships and the workout of troubled loan transactions.

Mr. Epstein is a partner in Seyfarth Shaw’s New York office. His practice is focused on real estate development, acquisitions, dispositions, financings (acquisition, construction and permanent loans), preferred equity transactions, commercial leasing (office and retail) and real estate investment trust (REIT) mergers and acquisitions. He has practiced in New York City representing REITs involving the acquisition, disposition, development, financing or merger of commercial real estate properties and portfolios.

Mr. Epstein has represented developers in preferred equity transactions involving a joint venture structure with opportunity fund partners for acquisition and development of property. He has also represented borrowers in the restructuring of real estate limited partnerships and the workout of troubled loan transactions.

Education

  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law (1975)
  • B.A., Queens College (1971)
    cum laude

Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • NAREIT
  • Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers

Presentations

  • Session Chair, “Bad Boy Carveouts, Bad Boys Carveouts, What you Gonna Do?,” Information Management Network’s 2nd Annual Real Estate General Counsel Forum (September 11, 2012)
  • “Asset Management of REO: Secrets of My Success,” Annual Bank & Special Asset Executive Forum On Distressed Real Estate, presented by Information Management Network, New York, NY (March 28, 2011)
  • “Loan to Own Strategies,” Eighth Annual Mezzanine Loan Forum, presented by Information Management Network, New York, NY (December 10, 2009)
     

Accolades

  • Best Lawyers in America - Real Estate (2012 to 2015)