Nina Roket is a Co-Administrative Partner, a partner in the Real Estate Department and Leader of the Commercial Leasing Practice of the firm. Nina specializes in commercial real estate law 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 is 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. Nina advises landlords and tenants in co-working space leases.
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. She has a specialty in food and restaurant leases, representing both owners and food and restaurant operators. Nina is founder and chair of the firm’s women’s committee, a networking, business development and mentoring platform for the firm’s female lawyers.
Nina is acknowledged as a leader in the Real Estate community and over the past year she has been overwhelmingly acknowledged as a leader in her profession by all of the major markers, most recently by Crain’s New York in its “2019 Notable Women in Law (she was also chosen for the 2018 inaugural list). She was recently chosen by The Real Estate Forum as one of only 23 women named to the “Woman of Influence – 2018 Hall of Fame” and has been consistently selected for the New York Real Estate Journal’s “Women in Real Estate” (2012-2019). Nina was also selected by Real Estate Weekly as a “Leading Lady in Real Estate,” and has been named to the New York Super Lawyers list, a Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service, since 2014. Nina’s accomplishments in Real Estate Law have also contributed towards Olshan’s selection as a “Mid-Size Hot List Firm” by The National Law Journal (American Lawyer Media publication/2012, 2016) and consistent recognition by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” as a Tier 1 law firm in Real Estate Law.