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Martin L. Edelman

Senior of Counsel, Paul, Hastings LLP

Martin L. Edelman is “of counsel” to Paul Hastings LLP. Mr. Edelman has more than 40 years of experience and concentrates his practice on large complex international real estate (including the hospitality sector), corporate mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Mr. Edelman has been involved in all stages of legal development of pioneering financial structures, including participating debt instruments, institutional joint ventures in real state, and joint ventures between U.S. financial sources and European real estate and industrial companies. He has also done extensive work in Europe, Canada, Mexico, Japan, China, the Middle East and Latin America.

Mr. Edelman is on the Board of Directors of Equity Commonwealth, BXMT and Aldar, an Abu Dhabi public company. Mr. Edelman is an advisor to Alpine/Grove Real Estate Partners, The Related Companies, Global Foundries and Mubadala, the strategic investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi.

He is a frequent speaker at international conferences and in 2011 was selected by the National Law Journal as one of the 34 most influential lawyers in the country. Mr. Edelman is on the boards of Manchester City, New York City and Melbourne City football clubs. He is also an advisor to the Miami Dolphins.

He is a founding member of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, and also on the board of the New York Tribeca Film Institute and Festival.

Mr. Edelman has been recognized for his work with the United States Military and military families by being awarded the Department of the Army Public Service Award.

Mr. Edelman graduated from Princeton University in 1963 and Columbia Law School in 1966.