Since establishing Joshua Stein PLLC in 2010, Joshua Stein and his staff of three other attorneys have handled numerous major transactions, including: representing a NYC developer for loan and preferred equity totaling US$500 million; representing a lender in financing for the Miami Design District and the refinancing of Carlyle Hotel; numerous development ground leases; movie theatre leases around the US; site acquisitions for distribution centres; sale of 50 per cent interest in one of the largest buildings in NYC; acquisition of leased fee interests in NYC office buildings; multiple leases for Park Avenue office building; LLC disputes; and many other matters of all sizes.
Mr Stein is a member of American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and the Anglo-American Real Property Institute. Since 1997, he has chaired Practising Law Institute’s annual seminar on commercial real estate finance. Former chair of the New York State Bar Association real property law section, he speaks regularly before industry and legal groups. He arbitrates real estate disputes and has acted as an expert witness on intercreditor agreements, rent disputes, nonrecourse clauses and other commercial real estate matters.
He has written numerous articles and five books: A Guide to Troubled Commercial Real Estate Loans for Lenders and Borrowers; A Practical Guide to Real Estate Practice; Stein on New York Commercial Mortgage Transactions; Lender’s Guide to Structuring and Closing Commercial Mortgage Loans; and A Guide to Ground Leases (With Model Documents and Checklists). He is also editor and primary author of the New York State Bar Association’s multi-volume treatise on commercial leasing.
He graduated from Columbia Law School (JD 1981) where he was a law review managing editor and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and UC Berkeley (BA 1977, Phi Beta Kappa).
WWL says: Joshua Stein is a “versatile practitioner” praised for his “expert handling” of real estate financing, leases, development, hotel transactions, and acquisitions.
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