The law firm of Marans Weisz & Newman, LLC began in 2003 to provide legal and business advice to real estate developers and other professionals in connection with complex real estate financings and other transactions. The law firm includes three partners—Richard Marans, Daniel Weisz and Richard Newman—as well as several associates, legal assistants and other professionals in its operations.
Richard Marans has maintained a law practice for approximately 20 years. He began his legal career with the not-for-profit Housing Conservation Coordinators, eventually, by 1981, being name the organization’s executive director. From 1981 to 1986, Mr. Marans was the director of development for Flatbush Development Corporation, another not-for-profit community -based organization specializing in the management and development of affordable housing. Mr. Marans holds a law degree from Fordham Law School and an undergraduate degree from Beloit College.
Daniel Weisz has practiced law for more than 20 years. From 1987 to 1997, he was a supervisory attorney with the legal department of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Subsequent to his years at HPD, Mr. Weisz practiced with law firms in Manhattan, Long Island and Westchester. Mr. Weisz holds a law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, a master’s degree in real estate with a concentration in development and investment from New York University’s Real Estate Institute and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University.
Richard Newman started his legal career at Debevoise & Plimpton as a corporate associate working on complex corporate financing, real estate transactions and corporate restructuring. After leaving Debevoise & Plimpton, Mr. Newman was assistant general counsel to a telecommunications company, in which he negotiated the sale of significant real estate holdings, the purchase and leasing of other properties as well as drafting and negotiating agreements for the sales and marketing team, the intellectual property team and the new technologies team. Mr. Newman graduated summa cum laude from New York Law School and was an editor of the Law Review.
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