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David Hager

David Hager

New York, New York

David Hager is Counsel to the firm's Real Estate Department where his practice includes a range of real estate matters. Mr. Hager represents real estate developers and other property owners in the acquisition, financing, disposition, development and leasing of office buildings, condominiums, apartment buildings and other mixed-use and specialized commercial properties. Mr. Hager also has extensive experience negotiating office and retail leases on behalf of landlords and tenants.

Representative matters include: 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; and family-owned development companies in acquisitions and dispositions of building portfolios in New York City and Miami, Florida.

Mr. Hager received his JD in 2005 from Fordham University School of Law (cum laude) and was admitted to the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut State bars in 2005.  David received his Master in Business Management from Boston University in 1999.

Mr. Hager was named to the 2014 and 2015 New York Super Lawyers list and the 2014 and 2015 New York Rising Stars list.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2005
  • New Jersey, 2005
  • Connecticut, 2005


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. cum laude - 2005
  • Boston University
    • M.S. - 1999
  • Thomas Edison State College
    • B.A. - 1995

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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