September 28, 2022
NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 28, 2022: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Pejman (Pej) Razavilar has rejoined the Firm as a partner in its Real Estate practice. Pej will be based in Weil’s New York and Miami offices.
“It’s a pleasure to welcome Pej back to the Firm,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “He has a long track record of guiding clients in complex real estate deals, particularly high-stakes joint ventures. His broad experience will strengthen our capabilities across the full spectrum of real estate, restructuring, finance and private equity transactions.”
Michael J. Aiello, Chairman of Weil’s Corporate Department noted: “Pej is highly regarded for his work in real estate joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions and borrower-side financings. Our Real Estate practice, which is led by Evan Levy and Phil Rosen, is among the elite, and we are fortunate to have a group of outstanding Real Estate partners. Pej is a strong cultural fit with Weil – sharing our commitment to teamwork and best-in-class client service.”
Pej, who was previously an associate at Weil, rejoins the Firm from the New York and Miami offices of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where he was a partner in that Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. He focuses on real estate private equity and capital markets with an emphasis on complex joint ventures, programmatic arrangements, real estate M&A, and real estate funds and similar vehicles. He also has extensive experience representing institutional investors as well as sponsors, developers and operators on transactions involving preferred equity, senior and mezzanine debt facilities, ground leases, and the purchase and sale of a variety of real estate assets.
“Weil is an elite player in corporate dealmaking with an outstanding culture and incredibly talented lawyers Firm-wide,” said Pej. “I look forward to rejoining my esteemed colleagues to bolster Weil’s position as one of the leading Real Estate firms globally.”
About Weil’s Real Estate Practice
Weil's Real Estate lawyers advise public and private companies and capital sources on the full spectrum of real estate matters, including some of the largest, most high-profile and complex transactions. The world's most prominent real estate players come to Weil for its experienced team of lawyers and their understanding of the dynamics of the marketplace. We understand the competitive pressures of today's real estate world, and offer comprehensive and deep knowledge of all types of real estate transactions, including acquisition and divestments, debt offerings, development, financings, leasing and REITs.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 90 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.