Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has added Noah Bilenker the firm as a partner in the real estate department. He is based in Willkie’s New York office, and will be a part of the real estate finance practice group. Bilenker’s experience includes all aspects of real estate finance including development, sales and acquisitions, leasing, land use, distressed debt sales and financings, and joint ventures, in addition to real estate finance and workouts.
“Noah is a talented and well-regarded practitioner in the real estate industry, known for effectively bridging the gap between dealmakers and counsel to meet transactional and organizational goals,” said Thomas Henry, co-chair of the firm’s real estate department. “As our clients continue to navigate the current real estate market changes and volatility, Noah’s experience and in-house perspective will enhance our finance offerings to clients.”
“I am excited to join Willkie’s talented team of real estate attorneys and the firm’s growing real estate finance practice,” said Bilenker. “I was particularly drawn to Willkie’s culture and collaborative environment and the solution-oriented approach of its attorneys. The firm’s integrated approach to real estate transactions complements my practice well and I am looking forward to contributing to the firm’s transactional capabilities to further continued success for clients.