Real Estate Partner Harry R. Silvera Joins Gibson Dunn in New York

May 27, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Harry R. Silvera has joined the firm as a partner.  Formerly a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Silvera will continue his real estate practice.

“Harry is highly regarded by the real estate community and will be a terrific addition to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “We have one of the country’s premier real estate practices, and our New York real estate group regularly represents clients in the City’s most significant real estate transactions.  Harry’s practice will complement our real estate group and provide additional capacity.”

“Harry is an exceptionally talented real estate lawyer and has developed a formidable presence in the New York real estate world,” said Eric Feuerstein, Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.  “We are tremendously excited to have Harry join our group.”

“I am pleased to be joining Gibson Dunn,” Silvera said.  “Gibson Dunn continues to invest in its nationally recognized real estate practice and is the best platform on which I can continue to build my practice.”

About Harry Silvera

Silvera has a broad transactional real estate practice.  He has substantial experience in acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, financing, development projects and commercial leasing.  He has handled transactions for clients that include RXR Realty, NorthStar Realty Healthcare, IDB Group, Brickman Associates, Fremont Realty Capital, Centerbridge Partners and Tishman Speyer.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Silvera was a partner with Fried Frank, where he practiced since 1995.  He is a 1995 graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.