A.Y. Strauss Expands Real Estate Practice with Arrival of Richard J. Slavin in New York

Richard SlavinRichard J. Slavin has joined A.Y. Strauss’s real estate practice as counsel, based in the New York office. Rich’s practice focuses on commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, leasing, and real estate finance.

His diverse client base includes retailers, family offices, and real estate entrepreneurs. Notably, Rich maintains strong connections to his native Philadelphia and represents multiple Philadelphia-based clients on a variety of commercial real estate matters as well as New York clients investing in the Philadelphia market.

“Rich’s arrival expands and strengthens our team of experienced commercial real estate attorneys. Rich is a dynamic, up and coming real estate lawyer whose hard work and dedication to client service have helped him build a practice focused on supporting the next generation of real estate developers,” said Aaron Y. Strauss, firm managing partner and real estate practice group leader.

“I am excited to join A.Y. Strauss’s top commercial real estate practice, collaborate with my new colleagues, and contribute to the firm’s growth,” said Rich.

Prior to joining A.Y. Strauss, Rich practiced real estate with established firms in New York City and Philadelphia.

Rich earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and his B.A., magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.