Fried Frank's role as counsel to Forest City Ratner in connection with the master closing of the Atlantic Yards project is noted by AmLaw Daily

Fried Frank's role as counsel to Forest City Ratner in connection with the master closing of the Atlantic Yards project is noted by AmLaw Daily

AmLaw Daily notes Fried Frank's representation of Forest City Ratner Companies in the master closing of the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn. In addition to Forest City Ratner as developer of the project, the master closing involved the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Empire State Development Corporation, the City of New York, and other parties, helping to move the US$4.9b project to move forward. Since the project was unveiled six years ago, Fried Frank has represented Forest City Ratner in numerous aspects of the project including all the transactional work including real estate, financing and bond financing; tax; public approvals; and environmental work. Real estate partners Stephen Lefkowitz (NY), Melanie Meyers (NY), Richard Leland (NY) and corporate partners Arthur Kaufman (NY) and Emil Buchman (NY) are noted in the article.

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