Vornado Realty Trust Spins Off Its Washington, D.C. Business and Merges It With JBG Companies

July 18, 2017

S&C represents Vornado Realty Trust in connection with its previously announced tax-free spin-off of its Washington, D.C., business formerly known as Vornado/Charles E. Smith, and its combination of that business with the operating company and certain select assets of The JBG Companies. The combined company is named JBG SMITH Properties.

The S&C team advising Vornado was led by Arthur Adler, Ralston Turbeville, Adam Sofen and Jeremy Campbell. William Farrar, Daniel Whitney, Lisa Eisenberg, Daniel Lorme, Wallace Bao and Michael A. Wiseman advised on corporate matters; Matthew Friestedt and Michael Snypes advised on executive compensation and benefits matters; and Davis Wang, Alexander Apostolopoulos and Ha Jin Lee advised on tax matters.