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Meyer Last

  • Retired Partner | Real Estate

New York

T: +1.212.859.8151

F: 212.859.4000

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Meyer Last is a real estate of counsel resident in Fried Frank's New York office. He joined the firm in 1987 and was a partner from 1991-2022.

Meyer has served as lead partner for some of the biggest real estate transactions in New York City involving prominent owners and developers such as Brookfield, RXR Realty, and Tishman Speyer; financial giants such as Citigroup, Bank of America, and UBS; and leading technology companies such as Google and Facebook. His deep understanding of the real estate market qualifies him to advise his clients on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on large commercial leasing for both landlords and tenants. He has represented one of the parties in the largest leases concluded in New York City for three of the last five years.

Meyer's work also includes advising purchasers and sellers on acquisitions and dispositions, facilitating ground-up developments and commercial condominiums, and arranging financings and rest...

Meyer Last is a real estate of counsel resident in Fried Frank's New York office. He joined the firm in 1987 and was a partner from 1991-2022.

Meyer has served as lead partner for some of the biggest real estate transactions in New York City involving prominent owners and developers such as Brookfield, RXR Realty, and Tishman Speyer; financial giants such as Citigroup, Bank of America, and UBS; and leading technology companies such as Google and Facebook. His deep understanding of the real estate market qualifies him to advise his clients on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on large commercial leasing for both landlords and tenants. He has represented one of the parties in the largest leases concluded in New York City for three of the last five years.

Meyer's work also includes advising purchasers and sellers on acquisitions and dispositions, facilitating ground-up developments and commercial condominiums, and arranging financings and restructurings. His long-standing clients include real estate developers, managers and owners, institutional investors, financial institutions, and public and private companies, some of whom have relied on Meyer's advice for more than 25 years and continue to involve him in all of their high-stakes real estate deals.

Meyer's work in the industry has earned him recognition by Legal 500 as one of New York City's leading real estate attorneys. He was recognized as a 2017 Client Services All-Star by BTI Consulting Group, a recognition identified solely and exclusively by corporate counsel. He is an annual panelist on PLI's commercial leasing program and is regularly quoted by the press on industry trends. He was recently quoted in Real Estate Weekly on the influence of domestic and foreign investment, Law360 on real estate M&A, and in the New York Post on companies moving from Midtown Manhattan to other parts of the city. He has been profiled by The New York Observer and Real Estate Weekly, highlighting his achievements on notable matters and client work.

Professional associations

  • Real Property Section, Probate and Trust Law Committee, American Bar Association
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

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Negotiating Commercial Leases 2022

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Negotiating Commercial Leases 2021

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Negotiating Commercial Leases 2020

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Negotiating Commercial Leases 2019

Speaking engagements |

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2018
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