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Nina Roket

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in New York, NY

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
1325 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-451-2335
Fax: 212-451-2222
Email: Nina Roket
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2016, 2018 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1997
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business
Attorney Profile

Nina Roket is a nationally recognized commercial real estate lawyer focused on leasing, lease and loan restructuring, conveyancing and finance transactions.  Nina acts as a trusted business advisor to companies and investors.

Nina leads Olshan's commercial leasing practice and advises clients across the U.S. in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, sales, acquisitions and mortgage, mezzanine and preferred equity financings.

She actively represents and advises landlords and tenants in lease restructuring situations across the country. 

Nina also represents landlords and tenants in flexible workspace leases and structured revenue sharing deals.

Nina acts as landlord's counsel at numerous office buildings in Midtown and Downtown New York City and also represents hedge funds, sports and entertainment companies, technology companies, medical institutions, start- ups and finance companies in leasing space for their headquarters.

In addition, Nina manages complex retail leasing transaction projects on behalf of numerous developers and owners at significant, high profile retail sites across the U.S., including New York, Miami Beach, Las Vegas, Beverly Hills and Atlantic City, and has a specialty in food and restaurant leases, representing both owners and food and restaurant operators.

Nina acts as a co-administrative partner at the firm, chair of the firm's Hiring Committee, and founder and chair of the firm's Women’s Committee.

Nina has been consistently acknowledged as a leading lawyer and influencer in Real Estate, including being named as a Leading Women Lawyer in New York by Crain’s New York Business, induction by Real Estate Forum to the Women of Influence Hall of Fame list, and election by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law.

About Nina Roket

First Admitted: 1997, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.olshanlaw.com/attorneys-Nina-Roket.html

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member of WX, New York Women Executives in Real Estate, an invitation only association of executive-level women actively engaged in the commercial real estate industry in New York

Transactions

  • Represented the owner of a building in Tampa, FL in a lease of 180,000 square feet to OSI Restaurant Partners, the parent of Outback Steakhouse, for its headquarters., 2014
  • Represented the owner of various sites on Lincoln Road, Miami in retail leases to various national and local retailers and restaurateurs., 2015
  • Represented the owner of 8 Times Square in a lease to Foot Locker for its prime Times Square location., 2016
  • Represented the owner of Herald Center in a lease to H&M for its largest store worldwide, 2016
  • Represented the owner of a building in Memphis, TN in a lease of the entire building (625,000 square feet) to Trane Inc., 2013
  • Represent Columbus Turnstyle LLC in the leasing, financing and development of TurnStyle, an underground marketplace in the 59th Street Columbus Circle concourse, including negotiating a master lease with the MTA, leases with individual retailers, financing and joint venture agreements, construction agreements and advertising agreements., 2017
  • Represented the owner of a building on West 125th Street in a lease to Bed Bath and Beyond., 2016
  • Represent the owner and operator of a casino and hotel in Atlantic City, NJ in a lease to a national, themed restaurant and bar owner and operator, including the leasing of outdoor seating along the Boardwalk and Beach Area., 2013
  • Represented a New York-based real estate company in the acquisition of development sites in the New York metropolitan area and in the leasing of those sites to Trader Joe’s, Walgreen’s and TD Bank.
  • Represented the borrower in a $100M mortgage financing from Bank of the Ozarks and $100M mezzanine financing from a foreign lender., 2017
  • Represent Helm Equities in the acquisition and financing and current leasing and development of 325,000 square foot mega-development in the Design District in Miami., 2016
  • Represented buyer of a partial interest in a 72-year leasehold, valued at over $17 million, on the retail and medical suites at 2012-2018 Broadway, near Lincoln Center., 2014

Honors/Awards

  • , Best Lawyer in Real Estate, The Best Lawyers in America© 2021, 2021
  • , Women in Real Estate - Professional Services Spotlight, New York Real Estate Journal, 2021
  • , Leading Lady in Real Estate, Real Estate Weekly, 2021
  • , Notable Women in Law, Crain's New York Business, 2020
  • Foot Locker’s flagship megastore at 8 Times Square as the winner of The Most Significant Retail Deal of the Year, The Most Significant Retail Deal of the Year, Real Estate Board of New York

Industry Groups

  • Hospitality
  • Multi Family
  • Office
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Warehouse
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Office Location for Nina Roket

1325 Avenue of the Americas
15th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Last Updated: 7/8/2021

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