Asher Witty

Biography

Asher Witty
Asher Witty is an associate in Weil’s Real Estate practice and is based in New York. Asher participates in the representation of Firm clients with respect to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for real estate related companies.

Asher has been part of the teams advising:

  • Churchill Capital Corp IV, a SPAC sponsored by Churchill Capital Group, in its $11.75 billion take-public merger with Lucid Motors
  • 24 Hour Fitness Worldwide Inc. and its debtor-affiliates in their chapter 11 cases involving approximately $1.4 billion of funded debt and the lease negotiations of the majority of its locations. At the time of filing, 24 Hour Fitness was operating approximately 450 clubs across the U.S.
  • Monarch Alternative Capital in its $360 million acquisition of ten full-service hotels located in California, Connecticut, Colorado and Florida from Eagle Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust, via a 363 asset sale in a chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding

Asher joined Weil as a summer associate in 2019.

Asher received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his BTS from Beth Medrash Govoha. While at Penn Law, he served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Peter G. Sheridan of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, served as an Associate Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law and received a Certificate of Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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