Meyer Last is a real estate partner in Fried Frank's New York office. He joined the Firm in 1987 and was named partner in 1991.
Mr. Last has served as lead partner for some of the biggest real estate transactions in New York City involving prominent owners and developers such as Brookfield, RXR Realty, and Tishman Speyer; financial giants such as Citigroup, Bank of America, and UBS; and leading technology companies such as Google and Facebook. He advises his clients on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on large commercial leasing for both landlords and tenants. He has represented one of the parties in the largest leases concluded in New York City for three of the last five years. Mr. Last’s work also includes advising purchasers and sellers on acquisitions and dispositions, facilitating ground-up developments and commercial condominiums, and arranging financings and restructurings.
Mr. Last’s work in the industry has earned him recognition by Legal 500 as one of New York City’s leading real estate attorneys. He was recognized as a 2017 Client Services All-Star by BTI Consulting Group, a recognition identified solely and exclusively by corporate counsel. He is regularly quoted by the press on industry trends and has been profiled by The New York Observer and Real Estate Weekly, highlighting his achievements on notable matters and client work.
Mr. Last received his JD, cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1982, where he was an editor of the Law Review.