Kramer Levin is pleased to announce that Nathalia Bernardo has joined the firm’s Real Estate practice as a partner in the New York office.
Ms. Bernardo represents clients in a broad range of real estate capital market transactions, including joint ventures, ground leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, financing, development, leasing, and management. From private equity firms, institutional real estate investment advisers and family offices to high-net-worth individuals and private real estate owners, her clientele regularly transacts both domestic and international deals involving residential, commercial, industrial and mixed-use assets.
“Nathalia’s ability to fully understand such a multifaceted industry on both a conceptual and granular basis will add immediate value to our industry-leading commercial Real Estate practice here at Kramer Levin. We are pleased to welcome her to the firm,” said Kramer Levin Co-Managing Partner Paul H. Schoeman.
“Nathalia is a world-class lawyer who adds depth to our nationally regarded and growing Real Estate practice,” said Kramer Levin Co-Managing Partner Howard T. Spilko. “Her experience in a broad range of real estate transactions will add value to the services we offer our commercial real estate clients.”
Adds Jay Neveloff, chair of Kramer Levin’s Real Estate practice, “With a breadth of experience that spans myriad asset classes and stakeholders throughout the real estate industry, Nathalia brings a holistic approach to counseling her clients. This makes her an excellent addition to our Real Estate practice here in New York, and we look forward to working with her.”
Ms. Bernardo also counsels nonprofit organizations on real estate and other transactional matters. Among her notable work, she advised the Intrepid Museum Foundation in its acquisition of Space Shuttle Enterprise from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. In addition, Ms. Bernardo She received her J.D., cum laude, from Boston College and her B.B.A., summa cum laude, from George Washington University.
Ms. Bernardo is joining the firm from Paul Hastings, where she was a partner. Her arrival underscores Kramer Levin’s commitment to diversity. Over the past three years, 50 percent of all new Kramer Levin partners have been women.