February 25, 2019
NEW YORK, February 25, 2019: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Evan Levy has joined the Firm’s New York office as a partner. Mr. Levy will be a senior member of Weil’s market-leading Real Estate practice and will join its leadership team.
“We are delighted to welcome Evan to the Firm,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “His broad-based and substantial experience across all types of real estate transactions will further enhance our leading Real Estate practice.”
“Evan will be an important addition to our Real Estate practice,” noted Michael J. Aiello, Chairman of Weil’s global Corporate Department. “His sophisticated market knowledge and reputation as a top Real Estate lawyer are exceptional. We look forward to working with him.”
Mr. Levy joins Weil from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he was head of the Real Estate Capital Markets practice. His practice focuses on real estate financings, private equity funds, workouts and restructurings, development projects, REITS and securities offerings. Mr. Levy has broad experience in all aspects of complex real estate transactions, representing borrowers and lenders; purchasers and sellers; fund sponsors and investors; debtors and creditors; developers and equity investors; and issuers and investors in all real estate asset classes.
Mr. Levy commented: “I am very excited to join Weil’s premier Real Estate team and look forward to advising our global clients on their most significant and complex real estate transactions. This is the ideal platform for the next stage of my practice.”About Weil’s Real Estate Practice
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.About Weil
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 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, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.