HARRY A. KRITZER
Harry A. Kritzer, of counsel to the firm, has a transactional real estate and corporate practice. Mr. Kritzer has thirty five years of experience representing clients such as syndication firms, REITS, commercial banks, conduit lenders, national retail chains, development companies, cooperative housing corporations and nonprofit organizations.
A former senior vice president of Chicago Deferred Exchange Corp., (a prior member of the ABN AMRO Group), and more recently of counsel to Reed Smith LLP, Mr. Kritzer brings vast experience in the structuring of private equity joint ventures, acquisition of shopping centers, office and residential buildings, the general leasing, financing and development of commercial properties, and negotiation of architect, contractor, maintenance and other construction related agreements. Earlier experience includes structuring of economic development financing as Vice President of Sonnenblick Goldman. Mr. Kritzer`s more recent focus has been on the restructuring and recapitalization of commercial loans.
Current projects include the development of new platforms for shared office space including building repurposing and the negotiation of membership and other co-working arrangements.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Kritzer has served as a Director of Visiting Neighbors, a nonprofit elder-care organization, as an Education Advisor to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani heading a corporate satellite site school participation project and as a special advisor to Palm Beach County School Board on school construction issues. He has also served on the Science and Law Committee at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and is currently co-chair of the Cyborg Law subcommittee focusing on medical insurance and personal liability issues related to enhanced neural prosthesis.
Mr. Kritzer received a juris doctorate degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University Goizueta Business School, and attended the graduate tax program (LLM in Taxation) at New York University.
He is admitted to practice law before the courts of New York and Florida, and the United States District Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
HARRY A. KRITZER