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Seyfarth’s Thomas Masenga Named “Top Real Estate Lawyer” in California


Brian Kiefer
, Director of Public Relations
(312) 460-6401,

Ivette Delgado, Public Relations Manager
(212) 218-5273,

LOS ANGELES (August 19, 2013) — Leading law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that Los Angeles office partner Thomas Masenga was named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal’s annual list of Top Real Estate Lawyers, which honors 30 Real Estate attorneys throughout the State of California.

Selected by the editorial staff of the Daily Journal, honorees were selected based on noteworthy transactions  both in size and/or cumulative totals, the handling of complex transactions as well as significant transactions for the parties involved in the deal, the marketplace or the surrounding community, and creative legal work above and beyond the typical real estate transaction. The full list was published in a special issue of the Journal.

With more than 30 years of experience, Masenga has closed real estate deals with transactions in the billions. In his featured profile, the Daily Journal highlighted Masenga’s recent work on behalf of New York State Teachers’ Retirement System during a refinancing which involved three separate loans, each requiring simultaneous closing and funding, as well as his work with the Bank of China on all of its commercial real estate loans in California.

Seyfarth Shaw has more than 800 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit