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Duval & Stachenfeld Names Terri Adler as Managing Partner – Bruce Stachenfeld to Become Chairman


& Stachenfeld LLP
– The Pure Play in Real Estate Law – is
pleased to announce that Terri Adler, a founding member of the Firm and
chair of the Real Estate Department, will be the new Managing Partner of
the Firm effective as of October 7, 2018 (coinciding with the Firm's 21st
anniversary). Bruce Stachenfeld – a founding member of the Firm and the
current Managing Partner – will become Chairman of the Firm effective on
the same date.

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Terri Adler & Bruce Stachenfeld (Photo: Business Wire)

Terri Adler & Bruce Stachenfeld (Photo: Business Wire)

"Terri and I started on our professional journey over 22 years ago, even
before the Firm started," said Bruce Stachenfeld. "The Firm is
experiencing a record year economically, our partners are in high
spirits, and we are continuing to build relationships with our high
quality clients. To now see Terri elected as the next managing partner
of Duval & Stachenfeld LLP, is a career highlight. From day one, I knew
Terri was a star and year after year she has proven to me and the rest
of the partnership that she is the obvious choice to lead D&S into the
future. I expect this to be a smooth transition as Terri has been a
constant source of guidance and support to me over the years through the
ups and downs of running a successful law firm, so I am confident that
the Firm is in excellent hands as we focus on the next 20 years."

Terri Adler added, "Bruce has been an incredible, visionary leader for
the Firm. Looking back on the ups and downs in the real estate industry
for the last 20 years, the fact that D&S is one of the few midsized real
estate law firms still in existence – and thriving – is a direct
reflection on Bruce's talents and leadership. I plan to build on his
legacy and I am excited to leave my own distinctive mark on the Firm
while Bruce continue to use his brilliance and creative thinking in his
new role as Chairman. I have an ambitious plan for the Firm and I am
looking forward to working with our entire team to bring the Firm to
even greater heights."

Ms. Adler has overseen one of the largest real estate practices in NYC
for over 10 years, and has developed a wide range of expertise in all
areas of national and international real estate and corporate real
estate transactions. Ms. Adler has been at the forefront of many
industry trends, whether involving cutting edge real estate investments,
the creation of new real estate platforms, strategic investments in
existing real estate platforms or preferred equity investments. At the
Firm, she has been a member of the Management Committee, head of the
Real Estate Department and founding member of the Firm's women's

Additionally, Ms. Adler is known in the real estate and legal industries
as one of the most talented and creative attorneys in real estate and
was recently named as one of Bisnow's Power Women of 2018 as well
as one of the top 100 female lawyers in NYC in Crain's 2018
inaugural list.

Finally, it bears mention that Mr. Stachenfeld and Ms. Adler were
(together) elected to The Commercial Observer's Power 100
Reader's Poll in 2013. The list marked the first (and only) time that The
Commercial Observer
allowed the public to vote for the most powerful
people in New York real estate and they were two of only four lawyers to
achieve that accolade.

About Duval & Stachenfeld LLP

Duval & Stachenfeld ("D&S") is a Pure Play in the practice of
high-quality real estate law and has one of the most highly regarded
real estate practices in the U.S. Since the Firm's inception over 20
years ago, the Real Estate Practice Group has distinguished itself by
creating a practice focused on complex, sophisticated transactional
work. With approximately 50 attorneys, the Duval & Stachenfeld Real
Estate Practice Group has one of the largest real estate legal teams in
New York City. For more information, please visit

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