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Haynes and Boone New York Expands Real Estate Practice with Two Acclaimed Attorneys
06/19/2012


NEW YORK – Haynes and Boone, LLP New York has significantly strengthened its real estate practice with the addition of two highly-respected lateral partners, Bradford Lavender and Steven Monteforte.

"Brad has experience in all areas of real estate, including joint ventures, development, financing, acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing,” said Walter Schleimer, co-chair of the Real Estate/Real Estate Finance Section of Haynes and Boone. “He brings to the table broad expertise in development, joint venture and finance matters, which enhances our full service real estate platform in the New York market.”

Lavender’s clients include publicly-traded REITs, private equity firms and closely-held real estate companies.

Monteforte specializes in the representation of large, institutional tenants in all aspects of their corporate facility needs in New York City and throughout the country, including commercial lease transactions and national and worldwide brokerage and facility management agreements. His clients include a Fortune 500 publishing company, a major television/communications company, a major sports/entertainment company, and the United States Olympic Committee. Monteforte has been recognized in New York Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America®.

“The addition of Steven as the third partner in the New York office's Commercial Real Estate Leasing Group substantially increases our stature, while enhancing the group's roster of sophisticated, high-profile clients,” said Stuart Mass, Haynes and Boone partner.