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Stroock Adds Senior GSA Lawyer, Robert A. Hauser, to National Real Estate Practice Group

Washington, DC, March 9, 2016 – Robert A. Hauser will join the national Real Estate Practice Group of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP as a consultant in the Firm's Washington, DC office.  Mr. Hauser, former Senior Assistant Regional Counsel with the General Services Administration (GSA), will help the firm's Government Real Estate team counsel real estate clients with respect to the acquisition, disposition, construction and financing of property involving government leases, as well as related operational, litigation support and compliance issues. 
 
"Bob's expert knowledge of and significant relationships with the GSA and other agencies of today will add tremendous value to our clients on both current and future matters and will significantly enhance our client’s effectiveness in the government real estate space," said Jeffrey R. Keitelman, Co-Managing Partner of the Washington, DC office and Co-Chair of Stroock's national Real Estate Practice Group.  "In addition, Bob is well respected and well liked; we are very pleased to have him aboard."
 
Prior to Mr. Hauser's 17 year tenure with the GSA, he served as counsel in the Office of the General Counsel, Naval Air Systems Command for the Department of the Navy where he counseled clients regarding award and administration of contracts.
 
"I am both thrilled and proud to be working with attorneys who I have long recognized as among the most highly skilled and ethical attorneys representing private sector building owners," stated Robert A. Hauser.  "It is genuinely an honor to be part of this legal team." 
 
Mr. Hauser received his J.D. from the American University School of Law and his B.A., summa cum laude, from George Mason University.
 
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional, regulatory and litigation guidance to leading financial institutions, multinational corporations, investment funds and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and abroad.  Our emphasis on excellence and innovation has enabled us to maintain long-term relationships with our clients and made us one of the nation's leading law firms for almost 140 years.  Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, commodities and derivatives, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, national security/CFIUS, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax.  

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