David Herman is a partner in Weil's Real Estate practice and is based in New York. David'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. David also has significant experience advising public and private REITs on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and spin-offs.
David 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. He also represented Lehman Brothers in connection with its bankruptcy and then restructuring of Lehman's real estate portfolio.
David is recognized as a leading lawyer for Real Estate in New York by Chambers USA, where clients note he is “a brilliant, practical lawyer and a very creative, out-of-the-box thinker” who "does an excellent job getting parties to the table and helping everyone understand what they should be concentrating on.” He is recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” for Real Estate in the U.S. by IFLR1000 and as a “Next Generation Partner” for REITs and is recommended for Real Estate by Legal 500 US. He was named a 2018 Real Estate “MVP” by Law360 and was recognized as a leading lawyer for Real Estate Law in New York by Best Lawyers in America.
David first joined the Firm in 2000 and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.