Ted Hunter’s successful track record of advising clients on complex commercial real estate transactions across the country expands the firm’s capabilities in the East Coast real estate business.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a diversified integrated professional services firm, announced today that Ted Hunter joined as a partner of Manatt Real Estate in the firm’s New York office. An experienced transaction specialist, Hunter offers a solution-oriented and collaborative approach to clients, including investors, developers, lenders, owners and tenants, who are involved in some of the most complex real estate transactions. His deep connections across the East Coast, as well as his track record of successfully navigating complex deals across the country, further strengthen the company’s hybrid property offerings both in the region and across the country.
“A respected figure in the commercial real estate sector, especially in New York and New Jersey, Ted is excellent at handling complex real estate transactions, finding common ground between his clients and other stakeholders,” said Donna L. Wilson, CEO and Managing Partner of Manatt. “Through a combination of business savvy, creativity, and forward-looking legal advice, Ted’s approach to client work aligns with ours, especially in the real estate sector, where we work with virtually all key stakeholders on a variety of legal and brokerage issues through our hybrid Manatt Real Estate as well as Real Estate Consultants Manatt teams. “
Hunter provides clients with strategic guidance as they navigate the full spectrum of real estate transactions. He advises on investments, financing and joint ventures ranging from acquisitions, divestitures and leases to financing, development and development transactions. He is also one of the country’s leading public-private partnerships (P3) deals and regularly guides clients on high-profile cross-border portfolio deals.
“Our Manatt Real Estate team has years of high-level real estate experience combined with business consulting capabilities and sophisticated litigation experience that few of our competitors can offer,” said the Manatt Real Estate executive. Michael Polenz… “Ted’s unique way of working with major developers and investors, as well as other industry stakeholders, further strengthens Manatt’s position at the forefront of the fast-growing real estate sector and strengthens our ability to guide clients through new issues at the intersection of real estate, business and the law.”
“Manatt’s holistic approach to the real estate industry, which includes both comprehensive legal and consulting offerings, and the firm’s longstanding focus on customer service in this area, make it the ideal one-stop shop for my clients,” said Hunter. “The depth and richness of Manatt Real Estate’s expertise is unique in the industry and I am delighted to be joining this team of talented lawyers, consultants and business consultants.”
Hunter’s arrival is the latest example of Manatta’s continued commitment to delivering unparalleled services to clients across the country, and he has been keeping a close eye on the recent additions of an experienced attorney. Naeun Rim, medical workers Linda Elam as well as Blair M. Cantfill, Manatt Digital and Technology Partners Thomas W. Michael as well as Rustin M. Brown, Financial Services Advisor Manatt Joseph Reilly, and sports supervisor Matthew L. Rees… Manatt is also strategically expanding its roster of legal and business consulting professionals across the firm, as seen with renowned technical consultants. Jen Millard as well as Calon Gutierrez, new media partner Farnaz M. Alemi, Honorary President of the Association of American Medical Colleges Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, and health attorney Brian D. Bewley…
Hunter received his BA from the University of Washington and his PhD from Fordham Law School.