DLA loses eight US real estate lawyers to Stroock

By Neasa MacErlean

28 May 2015 at 08:04 BST

Three partners and five other lawyers are joining the Washington DC and New York offices of 300-lawyer firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.

Stroock has recruited New York-based Marc Hurel haveseen

Stroock has been on a recruiting spree this year, recruiting 23 lawyers to its five offices in the last six months. Jeffrey R Keitelman is joining as co-chair of the real estate practice and will take a seat on the firm's executive committee. The other partners are Kim Pagotto, joining in Washington DC alongside Mr Keitelman, and New York-based Marc Hurel. 

Complex cases

Brian Diamond, co-chair of the Stroock real estate group, said: 'Stroock's national real estate practice is recognised for its ability to complete large complex deals.  Adding a team of attorneys of this calibre will further enhance our capabilities in acquisitions, development, financing and leasing to serve the needs of our industry-leading clients.'

Other lawyers

The others leaving DLA Piper for Stroock are of counsels Richard Cohn, Jonathan A Cohen and Joseph F Miller, special counsel Hala M Sibay and associate Kelly Booker. Source: PRNewsWire


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