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.
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 Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America©, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal Real Estate, IFLR1000 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), 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 - 1986 Juris Doctor
Queens College (CUNY) - 1983 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar