Federman Steifman LLP announced today that David Tiger and Jeffrey Friedman have joined the firm as partners. Mr. Tiger will be resident in the firm’s Washington, DC office and Mr. Friedman will be resident in the firm’s Chicago, Illinois office.
David Tiger concentrates his practice in commercial real estate, non-profit law and general business matters. He represents clients in all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, disposition, development and construction of real estate projects; structuring, refinancing and work outs of debt and credit facilities; workouts of distressed assets; and all types of leasing, including headquarters leases, industrial and flex space leases, long-term ground leases, telecommunication operations site leases and licenses, and leases involving substantial construction components. Mr. Tiger also provides counsel to entities engaged in corporate transactions such as mergers, asset sales or stock sales in which owned or leased real estate comprises some of the underlying assets. Mr. Tiger has significant experience representing clients in public-private real estate transactions and real estate transactions otherwise involving substantial public engagement or financing.
Prior to joining Federman Steifman LLP, David Tiger was a partner at Bingham McCutchen, LLP and a partner at Swidler Berlin LLP prior to Swidler Berlin's merger with Bingham McCutchen. Mr. Tiger holds a B.A. from The University of Maryland and earned his J.D. from The University of Maryland School of Law, where he served as a member of the The Maryland Law Review.
Jeffrey Friedman has experience in a broad range of real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions of retail, multi-family residential, office and industrial properties (which have included transactions structured as transfers of membership or partnership interests, joint ventures, contributions of preferred equity, build to suit leases, sale-leasebacks, tenant-in-common ownership interests and 1031 tax deferred exchanges). Mr. Friedman also counsels on the development of retail and educational projects on behalf of “big box” retailers and private developers (which have included the negotiation and documentation of purchase agreements, ground leases, development agreements, common area maintenance agreements, reciprocal easement agreements and commercial condominium agreements). On behalf of both borrowers and lenders, Mr. Friedman has vast experience with loan originations, including bridge, conduit, construction, and mezzanine loans, and loan workouts and restructurings.
Prior to joining Federman Steifman LLP, Mr. Friedman was a partner in the Real Estate and Structured Finance Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Friedman holds a B.A. from Ohio State University and earned his J.D. from DePaul University, School of Law.
About Federman Steifman LLP
Federman Steifman LLP (federmansteifman.com) is a law firm specializing in complex and sophisticated real estate, structured finance and corporate transactions. Federman Steifman LLP’s attorneys represent major international, national, regional and local underwriters, investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds, asset managers, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, Fortune 500 companies, credit enhancers, pension funds, insurance companies, private, public and institutional real estate owners and developers, contractors, tax credit and other equity syndicators and investors, banks, non-bank credit companies, mortgage bankers, savings and loan associations, mezzanine lenders, preferred equity investors, utility companies, cooperative corporations, condominium associations, telecommunications companies, family limited partnerships, trusts and estates, high net worth individuals, executives and state and local governments.
Federman Steifman LLP is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Annapolis, MD, Short Hills, NJ and Darien, CT. In 2011, Federman Steifman LLP closed over $2,000, 000,000 of financings, sales and acquisitions.