David Herman is a partner in Weil's Real Estate practice and is based in New York. Mr. Herman's practice concentrates on acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, going-private transactions and IPOs, financings, and restructurings for real estate-related companies. He also advises on general corporate matters, mortgage-backed securitizations, commercial lending transactions, company and asset portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, private equity transactions, and other real estate-related transactions. Mr. Herman also has significant experience advising public and private REITs on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and spin-offs.
Mr. Herman has broad experience representing both borrowers and lenders in capital markets and bank syndicate loans for office buildings, hotels, multifamily properties, and other property portfolios. Mr. Herman also represented Lehman Brothers in connection with its bankruptcy and then restructuring of Lehman's real estate portfolio.
Mr. Herman is recognized as a leading lawyer for Real Estate in New York by Chambers USA, where clients note he is “an outstanding lawyer and a relentless worker” who “does an excellent job getting parties to the table and helping everyone understand what they should be concentrating on." He is also recognized as a “Next Generation Partner” for REITs and recommended for Real Estate by Legal 500 US and a leading lawyer for Real Estate Law in New York by Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Herman was named a 2018 Real Estate “MVP” by Law360.
Mr. Herman first joined the Firm in 2000 and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.