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Marshall Tracht

New York Law School
Director, Graduate Real Estate Programs
New York, NY, USA

Marshall Tracht is the founder and Director of the LL.M. Program in Real Estate at New York Law School. Before coming to NYLS in 2008, he was a tenured faculty member at the Hofstra University School of Law, where he served as Vice Dean from 2001 to 2006.

Professor Tracht is the author of Construction and Development Financing (3d ed. 2001) (with Alvin Arnold) and Land Transfer & Finance: Cases and Materials (5th ed. 2007) (with Quintin Johnstone and Curtis Berger). He is a member of the editorial board of The Banking Law Journal, a contributing editor to the Real Estate Law Report, and has written extensively in the areas of real estate development and construction financing, workouts, and bankruptcy. His articles have appeared in the Cornell Law Review and Vanderbilt Law Review, among others, and he is a recipient of the Grant Gilmore Award for excellence in legal scholarship.

Before going into academia, Professor Tracht practiced in the real estate and bankruptcy groups at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, D.C., and clerked for the Honorable S. Martin Teel, Jr., of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia. He holds his JD and MBA degrees from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and The Wharton School, and his B.A. from Yale University.


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