May 1, 2013

New York Law Journal


Taking a new space and a new name, law firm Polsinelli has moved its New York City office to 900 Third Ave. and, effective last week, shortened its name from Polsinelli Shughart. With the move, the law firm has substantially expanded its presence in Manhattan.

Polsinelli's offices at 900 Third Ave.

Under a 10-year lease, Polsinelli has taken 18,245 square feet, the entire 21st floor, at Paramount Group Inc.'s 36-story, 515,000-square-foot building. The Kansas City, Mo.-based law firm plans to sublease the 6,100 square feet it vacated at 805 Third Ave. after just one year on a five-year lease.

Dan Flanigan, head of Polsinelli's New York office and chair of its real estate and financial services departments, said the firm filled its space at 805 Third "almost immediately and the building had no room for us to expand."

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