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Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Jack Fersko and Lydia C. Stefanowicz have been recognized by Who’s Who Legal (WWL – a publication of Law Business Research) on its 2023 list of “WWL: Thought Leaders - USA - Real Estate.”

According to the publication, WWL Thought Leaders are identified as individuals who have performed especially well in their particular practice area or in national research. They are frequently mentioned by respondents to WWL’s research as eminent names in their field. The publication states that approximately 25-30% of practitioners selected for inclusion in a WWL guide are also selected as Thought Leaders.

Mr. Fersko is a partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department and has been listed in the WWL: Real Estate guide since 2013. His legal services emphasize industrial and commercial real estate activities, with a particular focus on industrial leasing, project financing, sustainable development and alternative energy initiatives, urban redevelopment, and the impact of environmental laws on commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition and redevelopment of environmentally contaminated sites. He also provides counsel related to the business and legal impacts of a New Jersey-based cannabis industry.  

Ms. Stefanowicz is Of Counsel in the Real Estate Department and has been listed in the WWL: Real Estate guide since 2017. She concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial lending and real estate finance. She provides counsel to both lenders and borrowers in real estate acquisition, construction, permanent mortgage (including CMBS) and mezzanine financings. She has significant experience in real estate workouts and debt restructuring transactions and has represented real estate developers and investment funds in connection with the formation of joint ventures to acquire, develop, construct and manage properties.

Who’s Who Legal states that its findings are based on recommendations and feedback from eminent private practitioners in the sector or industry in question as well as from corporate counsel or other clients who have worked closely with the nominees. The publication’s complete research methodology can be viewed on the Who’s Who Legal website.