Steven D. Klein - Gibson Dunn LLP
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Steven D. Klein

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 212-351-2602

Steven Klein is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Real Estate Practice Group.  Mr. Klein’s practice covers a broad range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, financings, leasing, construction and development, restructurings and recapitalizations.  He also has substantial experience in REIT offerings, REIT mergers and formation of investment funds.  He has advised clients on securitized funding agreements, permanent and mezzanine loan agreements, loan restructuring agreements, partnership and limited liability company agreements, private placement memoranda, property management agreements, retail and office leases and regional shopping centre agreements.  His clients include Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, DiamondRock Hospitality Company, AECOM Capital, Lehman Brothers and Silverpeak Real Estate Partners.

Chambers USA 
ranks Mr. Klein among the leading individuals practicing Real Estate Law in New York.  He has also been included in Legal Media Group’s Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate LawyersThe Best Lawyers in America©The Legal 500 and New York Magazine’s “Best Lawyers.”

Mr. Klein is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Advisory Board of Chicago Title Insurance Company, and the Advisory Board of NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate.

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Klein was Chair of the Real Estate department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher.  Mr. Klein received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law in 1986.

Rutgers University School of Law, NewarkJ.D. 1986Queens College (CUNY)BA

Client Comments

"Steven Klein is one of the most knowledgeable transactional real estate lawyers in New York. Beyond his subject matter expertise, he understands the essential elements in a transaction and has an ability to cut to the bottom line to get a deal done in an expeditious fashion while also fully achieving his client's objectives."

-Carl Weisbrod
Clinical Professor of Real Estate
New York University

Office Location

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166-0193
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Commercial, Development, Finance, Hotels, Shopping Center Transactions, Tax Certiorari, Transactions, Workouts and Restructurings)