Practice Profile: Brandilyn focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions, including financing, joint ventures, development, and construction across multiple sectors, including office buildings, hotels and resorts, student housing, multi-use developments, industrial properties, and multi-family developments.
Leadership, Pro Bono and Civic Work:
Trustee, Harlem Link Charter School, 2010-present
Selection Panelist, AnBryce Scholarship Program, NYU Law School, 2020
Incoming Trustee, Winchester Thurston School
Member, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Annual Gala Co-Chair, 2020
Instructor, NYC Department of Education, through Teach for America, 2003-2005
Real Estate Associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, 2008-2013
Real Estate Associate, Brown Rudnick LLP, then joined that NY Real Estate group’s move to Arent Fox LLP, 2013-2014
Real Estate Associate, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, 2014-2019
Duke University, B.A., 2003
Fordham University, M.S.T., 2005
New York University Law School, J.D., 2008
What advice would you give to young lawyers?
Take things step by step, deal by deal, month by month. And that all-nighter? Don’t worry about it—you will be able to sleep this weekend.