Joshua Mermelstein

Joshua Mermelstein

  • Partner
  • Real Estate
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8137
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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Joshua Mermelstein is a real estate partner resident in Fried Frank's New York office.  He joined the Firm in 1981 and became a partner in 1986.

Mr. Mermelstein's practice includes the representation of financial institutions, owners, developers and offshore investors in connection with financings, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, development and construction, and fund formations.  He also has extensive experience in assisting clients in sophisticated out-of court loan restructurings and workouts with a concentration of restructuring experience in office buildings, assisted living facilities and hotels.

Among the clients Mr. Mermelstein acts for regularly are Brookfield Office Properties, Brookfield Asset Management, RXR Realty, China Investment Corporation, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Firmdale Hotels and Atria Assisted Living.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Mermelstein is consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Real Estate and has been recognized by Legal 500 in Real Estate.

Professional Associations

Member, New York City Bar Association
Member, Real Property Law Section, New York State Bar Association
Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Director, Board of Directors, Selfhelp Community Services, Inc.
Member, Board of Trustees, Beth Israel Center (a New York synagogue)
Member, Executive Committee of the Lawyer's Division of the UJA

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


Columbia Law School, JD – 1980
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Columbia College, AB – 1977
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