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Bruce S DePaola

Partner, Real Estate Department
New York
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY
United States

Fax: 1(212) 230-7879


Bruce DePaola is a partner in the Real Estate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office. Mr. DePaola represents real estate developers, commercial landlords, real estate investment trusts, and institutional lenders involved in some of the most sophisticated and innovative real estate transactions occurring today, including the acquisition, development, disposition, leasing, and mortgage secured financing of a number of signature multi-use facilities both in New York and across the country.

He also counsels such clients in connection with their related joint ventures, partnerships, equity investment vehicles, and operating/management agreements with local developers, five star hotel operators, and U.S. and international investors.


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1994

  • College of William and Mary, B.A., 1988


  • Admitted to the New York and Connecticut Bar Associations

Recent Representations

  • Nordstrom Inc. in its acquisition and development (with Extell Development Co.) of its 285,000 square foot New York flagship store to be located on Broadway, between 57th and 58th Streets and at 3 Columbus Circle

  • Aman Hotels and Resorts and Vladislav Doronin in their acquisition and development, as an Aman hotel with branded condo units, of the upper floors of the iconic Crown Building located at 730 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York

  • HFZ Capital in the hotel management agreements for, and development of, the hotel component of 76 Eleventh as a Six Senses hotel 

  • L&L Development Company in the development of 1568 Broadway, New York, New York

  • NYCFC in its acquisition and development of its first team professional soccer training facility in Orangeburg, New York and continued representation of NYCFC in its evaluation of various potential stadium development sites in New York City

  • Nobu Hospitality in its participation, as technical services provider and hotel manager, in the development of existing and/or proposed Nobu Hotels in Las Vegas, London, Miami, Chicago, Toronto, Malibu, Cabo, Barcelona, Atlanta, Ibiza, Riyadh, Marbella, Palo Alto, Sao Paulo, Tel Aviv, and Istanbul

  • Marathon Real Estate Opportunity Fund in the acquisition and development of the 1,000 room Grand Hyatt San Antonio Convention Center Hotel

  • Talisker Corporation in the ground lease and development of the Montage, Deer Valley and the combination and redevelopment of The Canyons Ski Resort and Park City Mountain Resort

  • Millennium Partners in the development of multiple mixed-use projects, including residential condo units, sports clubs, office space, and the following hotels: the Ritz-Carlton Central Park New York, Ritz-Carlton Battery Park New York, Ritz-Carlton Boston, Ritz-Carlton Boston Commons, Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, and Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C.

  • Millennium Partners in the development of mixed-use projects including residential condo units, condo hotel units, sports clubs, office space, and the following hotels: the Four Seasons, San Francisco and Four Seasons, Miami


Practice Areas

Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate




New York Bar
Connecticut Bar


St. John's University School of Law, J.D. 1994
College of William & Mary, B.A. 1988

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