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Emilie Cooper, Rebecca Landau and Carolyn E. Sullivan Featured Among 'Leading Ladies' in Real Estate

June 19, 2019

Real Estate Weekly this week recognized three Haynes and Boone, LLP partners in New York as 2019 Leading Ladies: Emilie Cooper, Rebecca Landau and Carolyn E. Sullivan.

The partners were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the real estate industry. They were profiled among 80 New York-area professionals – including brokers, developers, and senior corporate executives.

Here are excerpts of the profiles:

Emilie Cooper

Emilie is an accomplished commercial litigator who has repeatedly been named a Rising Star by SuperLawyers. After practicing for over a decade at a litigation-focused firm, in July 2018, Emilie joined Haynes and Boone to complement the firm’s substantial transactional real estate practice and expand its litigation presence in New York.

Among her notable representations, Emilie has been involved in litigations surrounding iconic New York properties (including 111 West 57th Street, the Seagram Building, and Hudson Yards), defended the owner of the Aman Resorts, and obtained a preliminary injunction for the manager of a 600-room hotel in Times Square. Her in-depth knowledge of all aspects the real estate industry has proven invaluable to her clients, and her understanding of their operational environment empowers her to implement a practical, solution-oriented approach in all of her cases.

In addition to litigating on behalf of lenders, developers, owners, and operators in high stakes litigations and arbitrations, Emilie plays a unique role on the transactional side, providing advice on agreements, provisions and structures from a litigator’s point of view.

Rebecca Landau

Becky is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. She represents institutional lenders in the financing of commercial and multifamily properties and the sale of those loans on the secondary market.

Becky is the Co-Chair of the LGBTQ committee. Recent transactions include representing a private equity fund borrower connection with obtaining a mortgage loan secured by a property in California and various lenders in connection with construction loan and other types of mortgage and mezzanine financings.

Carolyn E. Sullivan

Carolyn has over 20 years of experience working on commercial real estate matters.

She joined Haynes and Boone’s New York office as a partner in 2010. Recent transactions she has worked on include financing transactions (mortgage and mezzanine) involving one or more properties located in various jurisdictions.

Carolyn serves on firm committees and participates in firm mentoring and training programs.

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