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Eric R. Landau

Partner, Real Estate Department


Eric Landau is a partner and Chair of the Real Estate Department at Paul Hastings, based in the firm’s New York office. He has developed a real estate practice representing a diverse group of clients and interests, focusing on sophisticated joint ventures, hospitality, borrowing, preferred equity, acquisitions and mixed-use development transactions. Representative of the clients who Mr. Landau regularly represents on their most complex real estate transactions include Millennium Partners, Related Fund Management, Fisher Brothers, The Witkoff Group, Lightstone Development Group, Investcorp International, Lionheart Strategic Capital, Ian Schrager Company, Silverstein Properties, Nobu Hospitality, Extell Development, Cipriani, Faena Group, Morgan Stanley and Turnbridge Equities.


  • Chambers USA, New York Real Estate (2020-2024)
  • The Legal 500, Tier 1 Real Estate (2023)
  • Connect CRE, Lawyers in Real Estate Award, Nationwide (2023)


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1986
  • University of Virginia, B.A. with Honors, 1983


  • Outside general counsel for Millennium Partners, a national real estate development firm based in New York City.
  • Development and financing of eight high-end mixed-use (i.e. residential/fitness/hotel/retail) projects for Millennium Partners in San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., Miami, Atlanta, and New York.
  • The acquisition of numerous office and apartment projects throughout the United States for Investcorp International.
  • The acquisition, financing, and development work on mixed-use projects in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami for The Witkoff Group, Lightstone Partners, and Extell Development.
  • Formation of Nobu Hospitality and negotiation of 9+ franchise/management agreements around the world.
  • Development, joint venture, and financing of the Aloft Hotel in Miami Beach for Madden Capital and JMH Development.

Practice Areas

Financial Restructuring

Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions

Real Estate

Real Estate Equity Investments and Joint Ventures

Real Estate Development and Construction




New York Bar


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 1986

University of Virginia, B.A. 1983

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