FisherBroyles Welcomes James Spitzer from Holland & Knight LLP in New York.

Apr 27, 2021
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(New York, NY – April 27, 2021)—FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce real estate attorney, James Spitzer, has joined the Firm in New York as a Partner.

James joins the firm from Holland & Knight LLP in New York where he represented real estate companies and investors in the real estate industry, including private equity funds, hospitality clients (both hotel and food and beverage), syndicators and sophisticated private investors.

His practice includes the structuring and forming of joint ventures, preparation and negotiation of partnership agreements, operating agreements and ground leases, the purchase and sale of various properties, as well as representing owners in various forms of financings – preferred equity, mezzanine financing and senior secured loans.

James represents one of the largest private hotel owners in New York City which owns, develops, and operates approximately 30 of its own hotels including some of the best know boutique hotels in the City—the Bowery, Chambers, Maritime, Greenwich, and Mercer Hotels, among others and a limited-service brand created by the client—The POD.

He has negotiated leases and management agreements with star chefs and recognized food and beverage operators in New York. He has also represented hotel owners nationally (including brands) in connection with the purchase and sale of hotels and management agreements.

James earned a B.A. from Kenyon College, a J.D. from Columbia Law School, and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law.

Michael Pierson, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Global Corporate practice, said:

“I am delighted to welcome James to the Firm and our practice in New York. As one of the eminent practitioners in his field, James will undoubtedly be a great addition and add real value to our expanding team.”

James Spitzer said:

“I am thrilled to have joined FisherBroyles in New York. The combination of the Firm’s innovative business model and commitment to delivering the best value to clients hugely appealed, and I am excited to get started.”


Further information



Michael Pierson, Managing Partner, Global Corporate

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Direct: +1.202.445.3779



John Gill

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Direct: + 44 7860 410272

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