Jay Zagoren
Retired Partner | Philadelphia
Jay Zagoren

Jay Zagoren concentrates his practice on the structuring and formation of, and investment in, real estate investment funds, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and other pass-through entities and real estate investment trusts; mortgage finance transactions for institutional lenders; loan workouts; and real estate acquisitions and dispositions. Mr. Zagoren also advises funds in connection with their investment activities, insurance companies with respect to their real estate investment activities, and foreign and domestic institutional investors with respect to investing in funds. He is a recommended lawyer for Real Estate in The Legal 500 (U.S.) and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in real estate law.

Mr. Zagoren speaks and writes on real estate investment topics, and co-authored a treatise and practice manual on Pennsylvania limited liability companies.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Zagoren was with the Atlanta Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • Real Estate Joint Ventures – Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, PA (August 24, 2016)
  • Real Estate Joint Ventures – Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, PA (July 8, 2015)
  • Private Equity, Real Estate and Debt Funds: Global Trends in Local Markets – Dechert LLP, New York, NY (April 29, 2015)
  • The New Government Program to Convert Foreclosed Single Family Properties Into Rental Units: Investor Opportunities – Dechert LLP, Live Webinar (March 8, 2012)
  • Real Estate Fund Formation – Dechert LLP, New York, NY & London, UK (April 30, 2008)
    • Muhlenberg College, A.B., 1976
    • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1979
    • Pennsylvania
    • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    • Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate
    • Real Estate Roundtable
    • Pension Real Estate Association