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David Handsman Joins Tannenbaum Helpern As Partner

05.12.2016  •  Press Release

New York, NY — Tannenbaum Helpern is proud to announce that David Handsman has joined the firm as a partner in its Real Estate, Construction and Environmental Law practice. Handsman brings more than 30 years of experience representing real estate developers, owners and operators of real property in the Northeastern region of the United States. His focus is on commercial office and retail leasing, real estate financing, acquisitions, divestitures and operating agreements.

His experience includes:

  • Advising a NYC-based developer on multiple projects converting parking garages and rental properties into luxury condominiums
  • Representing NYC landlords in leasing commercial office space in Class A office buildings in Manhattan
  • Advising U.S. and international real estate investors with multi-million dollar transactions
  • Representing landlords and tenants in retail lease negotiations including leases with several national retail tenants
  • Representing the owner of an Upper East Side hotel in leasing the ground and second floors of the hotel to an international luxury retailer
  • Representing an owner in connection with the potential development and expansion of a commercial property in Boston, MA and Arlington, VA

Prior to Tannenbaum Helpern, Handsman was a founding partner at Handsman & Kaminsky LLP, a boutique commercial real estate law firm, where he worked for 23 years. Handsman was trained at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.

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