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David Hager

David Hager

New York, New York

Real Estate Department
David is a detail-oriented, seasoned practitioner experienced in a wide-range of real estate aspects. He takes a holistic, balanced approach and works efficiently to find creative solutions to close the deal. His clients rely on his ability to articulate those matters that are most central to the specific transaction. David regularly represents some of New York City's most prominent and active real estate developers and other property owners in the acquisition, financing, disposition, development and leasing matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. cum laude
  • Boston University
    • M.A.
  • Thomas Edison State College
    • B.A.

Representative Cases

  • The Durst Organization in connection with its negotiation with The Port Authority concerning a long-term rooftop antenna lease at One World Trade Center and multiple other matters in connection with 4 Times Square and One Word Trade Center
  • AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp. in connection with acquisitions, financing and leasing matters
  • Mercedes-Benz in its acquisition of a built-to-suit 400,000 square-foot showroom facility at 11th Avenue and 54th Street, New York City
  • Commercial lending institutions as well as borrowers in connection with securitized real estate loans, mezzanine loans, construction loans and secondary market loan transactions
  • Family-owned development companies in acquisitions and dispositions of building portfolios in New York City and Miami, Florida, with an aggregate value of several billion dollars

Past Employment Positions

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Associate
  • Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, & Feld, LLP, Associate
  • Rosenberg & Estis, P.C., Associate

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321 Wall Street
Kingston, NY 12401
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California Office:
2030 Main Street
Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614
Tel: (949) 660-8824
Fax: (212) 909-9511
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