Real Estate

Cleary Gottlieb’s real estate practice is diversified and global, spanning the full range of transaction types, regions and asset classes. We have recently advised on some of the largest and most high profile real estate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings and restructurings. For more than 65 years, Cleary Gottlieb has been a pioneer in real estate law across the globe, providing a wide range of domestic and foreign clients with practical and novel solutions to their business needs.


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Practice Highlights What Others Say About Our Practice

$1.4 Billion Asset Sale by HLSS

Acquisition of Pepsi Corporate Headquarters

Preferred Stock IPO by Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation

Plan Sponsor in Successful Prepackaged Bankruptcy of GateHouse Media, Inc.

$3 Billion REIT Acquisition

TPG in Acquisition of DTZ

American Tower in $750 Million Notes Offering

U.S. Government in Acquisition of Real Estate Property for New Headquarters of the U.S. Consulate General in Milan

American Realty Capital Properties in Acquisition of American Realty Capital Trust IV

Award for Excellence in Real Estate
Chambers USA, 2014
Real Estate Practice Group of the Year
Law360, 2013
“Outstanding reputation for its expertise in advising clients on the full range of commercial real estate finance transactions.

‘The firm is exceptional in terms of service to the client; they are extremely responsive to our needs and deliver world class service.’”
Chambers USA, 2014