Harris B. Freidus - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Harris B. Freidus

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 212-373-3064

Co-chair of the Real Estate Department, Harris Freidus advises public and private companies, developers, entrepreneurial and institutional investors and lenders in all areas of commercial real estate, including developments, financings, joint ventures, sales and acquisitions, construction, leasing and restructurings. His expertise covers all real estate asset classes, with a special emphasis on gaming and hospitality.

Additional Information

  • representing Las Vegas Sands Corp., the owner of The Venetian and Palazzo gaming resorts in Las Vegas, The Sands Macau and Venetian Macau in Macau, and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, with all of its financings, developments, sales, joint ventures and other material transactions in the United States, Macau and Singapore since 1995;
  • representing HCP, Inc., an S&P 500 healthcare REIT, in a variety of acquisitions, joint ventures and financings (as lender) covering hundreds of healthcare facilities throughout the United States;
  • representing CIM Group, a sponsor of real estate funds that specializes in urban investments, in a variety of New York City acquisitions, joint ventures, and developments including 432 Park Avenue, 303 East 51st Street, and 140 West Street;
  • representing NorthStar Realty Finance Corp., a New York-based diversified commercial real estate company, in various healthcare portfolio acquisitions, joint ventures and financings, including its $4.2 billion acquisition of the outstanding shares of NYSE-traded Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II;
    Harvard CollegeHarvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1987

    Client Comments

    "Harris Freidus is an expert at his craft. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and practical. There are no problems, only solutions. His respect by other attorneys make the process supremely efficient -- there is very little wasted time or money. He tends matters himself, using junior staff as needed. He is both a "lawyers' lawyer" and a "clients' lawyer" a rare mixture of legal expertise and practical knowledge."

    -Andy Kaye
    Senior Vice President
    Madison Capital Management, LLC

    "Harris Freidus is knowledgeable and responsive."

    Office Location

    1285 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY 10019-6064
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Real Estate Law