Steven L. Lichtenfeld is a partner and co-head of both the Real Estate Capital Markets and Real Estate Finance Groups. He regularly advises financial institutions, investment banking firms, real estate funds, institutional lenders, specialty lenders, hedge funds, REITs and pension advisors regarding public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities, mergers and acquisitions, senior and mezzanine financings and other corporate, partnership and limited liability company matters.
Steven has been widely recognized as a driving force in the real estate capital markets and finance space during his more than thirty year career. He has garnered several prestigious accolades in this area, including receiving a coveted second tier ranking from Chambers USA, which has described him as “a brilliant real estate attorney with experience in many asset classes.” In 2015, Chambers, based on commentary to its editors from clients, described Steven as “highly analytical and highly strategic” and “encyclopedic in terms of his knowledge” in handling a broad spectrum of public and private debt offerings, M&A, joint venture and other corporate real estate matters.
The Real Estate Group: Mainly Corporate and Finance also garnered a second tier ranking from Chambers, which notes that clients say, “we ask for a very high end product and they deliver it,” and the group’s “attorneys are very experienced, knowledgeable and completely committed to client service. They are considered among the select experts in the industry for their specialized fields of practice."
Steven is a prolific author and speaker, having penned numerous articles and lectured before dozens of organizations throughout the country on various real estate capital markets and finance topics.