Hamid Soltani is a Partner in the New York office of Federman Steifman LLP. Mr. Soltani’s practice spans the full range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and financings. He advises owners, investors, developers, landlords, lenders, borrowers, nonprofits and institutional companies on a diverse range of real estate matters.
Mr. Soltani’s experience includes leasing of Class-A office space, acquisitions and dispositions of a variety of commercial real estate, including development sites, office buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use properties and industrial sites.
Mr. Soltani’s also advises financial institutions, capital market participants and major borrowers on all aspects of their real estate financing needs (including EB-5 financings). He also has particular real estate expertise in New York dealing with riparian rights and issues presented with lands now or formerly underwater.
Representative engagements include:
- Advising Sumitomo Corporation of Americas in the acquisition and disposition of office buildings across the United States
- Advising the Shubert Organization in the acquisition of commercial real property in the Northeastern United States and in the leasing and subleasing various real estate assets
- Advising a national bank in connection with acquisition, project and construction loans to developers in New York City
- Advising The New York Immigration Fund in EB5 lending to hotel, office and residential developers within the Northeastern United States, including The Knickerbocker hotel
Prior to joining Federman Steifman LLP, Mr. Soltani was Of Counsel to the Real Estate Group of the international law firm of Watson Farley & Williams LLP. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Soltani worked in the construction industry, gaining hands-on experience of site development. He utilizes this past experience to add particular value to developers and investors operating in this segment of the real estate market.