Keith M. Pattiz

B.A. Political Science 1973

Keith Pattiz is a partner in the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s New York office. He is the partner-in-charge of the New York office and head of the Firm’s Real Estate Group. Keith has extensive experience in the areas of commercial leasing, financing, sales and acquisitions, hotel transactions and real estate workout matters. Clients have included major residential, office, hotel and shopping center developers, lending institutions, and foreign and U.S. investors. A member of the Real Estate Board of New York, Keith has served as a member of its Arbitration Board. He is also a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and served on the Real Property Committee from 1992 to 1995. He is admitted to the federal bar and the bar of the State of New York. He has been a regular panelist at the New York University Hospitality Industry Investment Conference and has served as moderator for the panel on legal developments in the hospitality industry. Keith has been recognized as a leading real estate lawyer in Chambers USA 2011 and in the 2006-2011 editions of “The Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers.”