Edward C. Wallace: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Edward C. Wallace

Co-Chairman, New York Office
New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Government Affairs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • General Corporate
  • Gaming
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.801.9299
Fax: 212.805.9299
University Columbia College, Columbia University in the City of New York, A.B., 1971
Law SchoolFordham University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Admitted1977, New York
BornStamford, Connecticut, November 7, 1949

Edward C. Wallace serves as Co-Chairman of the firm's New York office. Ed has wide-ranging experience in business and government. Prior to entering the private sector as a Vice President at Boston Properties, he served as City Council Member-at-Large (Manhattan) and then Chief of Staff to the New York City Council President. Ed has served on the Board of NYC 2012, is chair for New Yorkers for Parks and the Riverside Park Fund, a member of the Law Committee of the Municipal Art Society and a board member of the Grand Central Partnership. He is listed in TheBest Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.

Professional & Community Involvement

· Chair, New Yorkers for Parks

· General Counsel, Citizens Budget Committee

· Board Member, Riverside Park Fund

· Board Member, Grand Central Partnership

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law; Corporate Law, 2005-2014

· Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013

· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2013

· Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011 and 2012

· Listed, AVENUE magazine "Legal Elite," Real Estate Law, April 2011

· Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Representative Matters

· Extell/Carlyle - Riverside Center

· Columbia University - Manhattanville Campus

· Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus

· Jewish Home Life - New facility

· JCDecaux - Government Contracts, General Counsel

Professional Experience

Previous Employment

· Vice President, Boston Properties, 1986-1992

· Chief of Staff, Office of the New York City Council President, 1983-1985

· New York City Council Member-at-Large, representing Manhattan, 1981-1983

· Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society, 1976-1981

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications


· Mentioned, "Advocates Argue Care of City's Parks a Key Quality of Life Issue as Budget Cuts Loom," New York Daily News, April 9, 2012

· Mentioned, "NYU Brings Out the Big Guns: University Hires Ex-Council Members Ed Wallace and Melinda Katz to Lobby on Village Expansion," The New York Observer, April 10, 2012

· Quoted, "Green Book, the City's Long-Out-of-Date Directory, Is to Get a New, Online Edition," New York Times, February 26, 2012

· Quoted, "City Scales Back Plan to Thin Out Art Vendors in Parks," New York Times, June 18, 2010

· Author, "Put Vendors in Their Place," New York Times, Op-Ed Page, April 17, 2010

· Author, "Fair Share for Whom?" New York Times, Op-Ed Page, March 21, 1992

· Author, "St. Bart's and the Law," New York Times, Op-Ed Page, August 28, 1982

· Author, "Forfeiture Proceedings: In Need of Due Process," Fordham Urban Law Journal


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Office Information

Edward C. Wallace

200 Park Avenue
New YorkNY 10166


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