Over the course of his 20+ year legal career, Ilan Lerman has represented major developers, lenders, private equity and opportunity funds, REITS, non-profits and other investors in a variety of complex commercial real estate transactions. The core of Ilan’s practice focuses on joint ventures, preferred equity, acquisitions, dispositions, development, financings and refinancing, covering a wide variety of property types, including, office towers, hotels, condominiums, warehouses, multi-family and retail projects.
As Partner and Counsel at global law firms such as Winston & Strawn, Paul Hastings and Blank Rome, Ilan closed some of largest and complicated transactions in New York City. His “big firm” experience has afforded him an expertise in structuring and documenting a variety of real estate development and investment vehicles, while meeting his clients’ needs efficiently and effectively. Moreover, his tenured career has earned him the reputation as a trusted legal advisor in the real estate sector.
Ilan is an elected Bergen County Committeeman, and was selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2018.