News & Announcements

Weil Welcomes Thomas Henry as Co-Head of U.S. Real Estate Practice

NEW YORK, JULY 1, 2024: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that renowned real estate lawyer Thomas Henry has joined the Firm as Co-Head of its U.S. Real Estate practice alongside partner Philip Rosen.

“Tom is one of the most prominent and well-respected real estate attorneys in the country, and we are delighted to welcome him to Weil,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “He has been the lead lawyer on some of the largest and most high-profile commercial real estate transactions in recent years, and he brings invaluable experience to the Firm.”

“Tom brings the legal acumen, strategic counsel and sound business judgment that our premier clients depend on from Weil,” said Michael J. Aiello, Chairman of Weil’s global Corporate Department. “Tom will deliver the highest quality service to our sophisticated global clients on their most significant transactions.”

“As the real estate industry adapts to changing market conditions, we are dedicated to providing the best possible legal advice to help our clients capitalize on emerging opportunities,” said Philip Rosen, Co-Head of Weil’s U.S. Real Estate practice. “The addition of an experienced leader like Tom is a significant milestone in the growth of our group, and I look forward to working with him in guiding our market-leading team.”

Tom joins from Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, where he was Co-Chair of the Real Estate Department and Co-Managing Partner of the New York office.  His extensive experience includes representing domestic and foreign real estate companies, private equity funds, and institutional lenders and investors in acquisitions and dispositions, financings, joint ventures, restructurings and leasing and development transactions, both in the United States and internationally, involving all primary real estate sectors.  Chambers & Partners ranks Tom among the leading individuals practicing in the area of Real Estate. Additionally, The Legal 500 United States recently noted that Tom “is in a class of his own” and “should be considered one of the best if not the best real estate attorney in the country.”

“Weil’s Real Estate team is well-known for advising some of the world’s most prominent players in the marketplace on their most complex and challenging matters,” said Tom.  “I look forward to joining this stellar team in helping to guide the continued growth of the practice.”

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. Our Real Estate practice offers 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 90 years. With approximately 1,200 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in the marketplace and a first-mover in the establishment of many significant practice areas. 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.

Thomas Henry

Media Inquiries
Weil Public Relations

Christopher Rieck

Director, Communications

  • +1 (212) 310-6710


Peter Ottaviano

Senior Manager, Communications

  • +1 (212) 310-6719