Paul Weiss

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
212-373-3048 (direct)
212-492-0048 (direct fax)
212-373-3000 (firm)
212-757-3990 (firm fax)

Mitch Berg is a partner in the Real Estate Department and the Private Funds Group. He handles a wide range of real estate transactions and has extensive experience in the formation and structuring of real estate investment funds, joint ventures and other vehicles for investment in real estate, including public and private real estate investment trusts, co-investment vehicles and separate accounts. He has broad experience in the acquisition and financing of large portfolios of real estate, including hotels, apartment buildings, industrial buildings and telecommunications towers and other facilities.


Mitch's transactional experience includes sales, acquisitions, financings and joint venture transactions, including the representation of such clients as Oaktree Capital ManagementApollo Global Real EstateCenterbridge PartnersFive Mile Capital PartnersHines Interests Limited PartnershipUBSOak Hill Capital PartnersTaylor Morrison, the LeFrak Organization and Farallon Capital Management and, in the telecommunications area, TowerCoMillicom International Cellular and Cell C (Pty) Ltd.

His fund formation experience has included the representation of such fund sponsors as KKR Asia LimitedAvenue Capital GroupIron Point PartnersHines Interests Limited PartnershipRose Smart Growth and IREO Management in establishing funds that invest both domestically and in Europe, China, India and other non-U.S. markets.

As part of his representation of sponsors of real estate investment funds, he is conversant with issues relating to the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, ERISA and unrelated business taxable income and other matters of tax and regulatory concern to investment funds.

His articles on complex issues and new developments in real estate law have appeared in the Real Estate Finance JournalThe National Law Journal and the New York Law Journal.

In 2012 and 2013, Mitch was recognized by Legal 500 for his work in real estate and construction and media, technology, and telecoms.



  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1981
  • cum laude
  • B.A., Brown University, 1976
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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