Bringing a broad range of experience to his real estate and corporate law practice, Brian counsels clients on various aspects of commercial real estate matters including acquisitions and sales, financings, loan workouts, leasing, and property management. Such matters include real estate assets in the New York City area, throughout the U.S. and internationally. He also has substantial background in the negotiation and preparation of sophisticated joint venture agreements and the acquisition and disposition of corporate assets.
Brian’s representation of a diverse set of clientele informs his flexible approach to each transaction. Such domestic and foreign clientele include family owned and other privately held development companies, private equity companies and hedge funds. Additionally, Brian’s experience in representing both public banking institutions and private lenders is particularly noteworthy for his experience in acting as lead counsel for lenders originating over $1.5 Billion in funding pursuant to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
In addition to his role as Counsel to Mintz & Gold LLP, Brian is a founding Partner of Sampson, Van Vleet, Nazarian & Shamroth LLP. He was previously a Partner at DL Partners and served as Vice President and General Counsel at Simone Development Companies where he gained an understanding of the practical needs of clients which provides a unique perspective in his representation as outside counsel. Brian obtained national and international experience at the prestigious boutique firm of Duval & Stachenfeld LLP and the internationally recognized firm of White & Case LLP.