Chair Emeritus of the Real Estate Department, Steven Simkin maintains an active practice in major development projects, acquisitions and financings. His clients include major developers, investors, real estate investment trusts, institutional and private equity lenders, funds, and public and private institutions. He also has significant experience with workouts, restructurings and dispute resolutions integrating litigation, bankruptcy and tax expertise. Steven is the industry leader in complicated ground lease development transactions and ground rent reset disputes. He speaks regularly at industry symposiums and conferences on lease negotiations and writes on complex financing issues.