Debevoise & Plimpton LLP announced today that Daniel Farrell has joined the firm’s New York office as counsel in its Real Estate Group. In his new role, Mr. Farrell will focus on advising all types of real estate investors, including asset managers, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, developers, family offices and sovereign wealth funds on a full scope of real estate transactional needs.
Mr. Farrell brings to the firm a breadth of real estate experience in joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, financings and preferred equity investments across real estate asset classes.
“Dan’s versatile skill set makes him a strong addition to our team and expands our group’s capabilities, furthering our reputation for providing high-quality, market-aware advice to our clients,” said Peter Irwin, Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Group.
Most recently, Mr. Farrell worked in the real estate group at another international law firm.
Debevoise’s Real Estate Group delivers sophisticated advice and exceptional service to a diverse client base, which reflects the versatility and deep industry experience of each member of the practice. The group’s strength lies in the depth and breadth of the real estate transactions it has handled. With a significant national presence and growing international capabilities, the practice regularly advises on large and complex property acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture arrangements, development projects, financings, restructurings and leasing transactions on behalf of a wide range of clients, including private equity funds, financial institutions, real estate investment trusts, pension funds, pension fund advisors, hedge funds, publicly traded corporations and other domestic and international investors. The Real Estate Group works regularly with the firm’s tax, finance, capital markets, employee benefits, environmental and litigation practices in order to craft practical, multidisciplinary, commercially savvy and cost-effective solutions to issues encountered by its clients.