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Paul Hastings Represents Equity Office in Leasing Deal

September 13, 2006

Paul Hastings Represents Equity Office in Leasing Deal

New York, NY (September 12, 2006) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, has represented Equity Office in the leasing of 234,438 square feet of office space at 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY to Dechert LLP. EOP is in the process of performing a major redevelopment of the building, including a new facade, a new lobby, a renovated plaza and updated building systems. The deal closed on September 7, 2006.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Stuart Mass and David Brooks of the New York office.

About Equity Office Properties Trust: Equity Office Properties Trust (NYSE:EOP), operating through its various subsidiaries and affiliates, is the nation's largest publicly held office building owner and manager with a total office portfolio consisting of whole or partial interests in 595 buildings comprising 109.9 million square feet in 16 states and the District of Columbia. Equity Office has an ownership presence in 23 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and in 100 submarkets, enabling it to provide a wide range of office solutions for local, regional and national customers. For more company information visit the Equity Office website at http://www.equityoffice.com.

About Paul Hastings Real Estate Department: With over 170 attorneys, Paul Hastings has one of the largest real estate practices of any international law firm. Recognized for its excellence, the firm's partners' cumulative experience extends to the lending, acquisition, leasing and investment of and in real estate assets on a national and international scale. The department has been at the forefront of the introduction of international standards and practices to the acquisition, financing and workouts of non-performing secured and unsecured real estate and corporate loans and assets.

Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is a leading international law firm with over 1,000 attorneys in 17 offices. The firm serves a diverse client base including many of the top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies, supports clients in all of their legal needs and offers deep capabilities in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M+A, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Project Finance, Investment Management, Real Estate, Labor and Employment and Tax Advisory Services. For additional information, please visit our website at www.paulhastings.com.

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