A.Y. Strauss welcomes Bret Salzer as partner in firm’s Commercial Real Estate Group

A.Y. Strauss, a Livingston-based law firm specializing in commercial real estate transactions, construction, labor and employment, commercial litigation, franchise law and bankruptcy and restructuring matters, on Wednesday announced that Bret Salzer has joined as a partner in the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Group.

“Bret is the perfect addition to our deal team,” Aaron Strauss, firm managing partner, said. “His versatility as a deal lawyer will be a boon to our current clients, and our platform will allow him to reach the next level of his capabilities.”

For over 20 years, Salzer has worked with clients on their real estate acquisitions, commercial financings, joint ventures and other development and operating agreements. He has also provided legal counsel on preferred equity transactions, fund investments, buyouts and dispositions.

“I’m extremely happy to have the opportunity to work alongside this collaborative and talented team,” Salzer said. “I expect to support the firm’s vision and culture.”

Prior to joining A.Y. Strauss, Salzer was a partner at a prominent New York City-based firm. His prior experience includes serving as in-house counsel to several preeminent real estate developers and real estate owners.