Press Release
April 20, 2018

Leading New York Real Estate Transactional Lawyer, Diana Brummer, Joins Goodwin

Global 50 law firm Goodwin announced today that Diana Brummer joined the firm’s Real Estate Industry Group as a partner in its New York office.

Highly regarded within the real estate community, Brummer’s experience spans the spectrum of commercial real estate transactions with a particular emphasis on complex joint ventures, senior, construction and mezzanine financings (for both lenders and borrowers), acquisitions and dispositions, loan workouts, real estate recapitalizations and development.  She also has considerable experience acting for institutional investors, pension funds, private real estate funds and public and private REITs, as well as their investment advisors.

“New York continues to be one of the most vibrant destinations for commercial real estate transactions and a priority market for us in terms of shaping our capabilities to meet our clients’ evolving needs,” said Minta Kay, Partner and Chair of Goodwin’s Global Real Estate Industry Group. “Diana has a stellar reputation for being well versed on the complexities involved in structuring real estate transactions. Her New York based practice and international experience are synergistic with our global platform, making her a terrific addition to our team. We are delighted to have Diana on board and welcome her to the firm.”

Brummer received her J.D. magna cum laude from Cornell Law School and her B.A. with distinction from the University of Illinois. She is admitted to practice in New York and is a Member the Leadership Advisory Committee of the National Women’s Law Center and also active in pro bono matters.

Brummer has garnered numerous accolades for her work and was recognized in New York Real Estate Journal’s 2017 Women in Real Estate Spotlight for exceptional work throughout the New York City metro area. She has been nationally acclaimed by The Legal 500 United States. Brummer is also a well-respected voice in the real estate industry having been invited to be a guest speaker/panelist on a broad range of real estate transactional topics.

She can be reached on or 212.813.8861.

Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry Group offers deep market insight and a practical approach to help companies make the most of every investment decision – from private fund formation and all types of real estate transactions to REIT and real estate M&A. It was recently named one of Law360’s Real Estate Groups of the Year in 2017 and ranked first in Commercial Property Executive’s Leading Real Estate Firms list. The group was also highlighted for excellence by Legal 500 in Real Estate Investment, REITs, Real Estate Funds, Hotels & Leisure, Tax and Property Finance. With a distinct emphasis on the capital markets and vital experience across all industry sectors, Goodwin employs an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to help guide companies investments from inception through realization.