L. Stanton Towne


Professional Expertise

L. Stanton Towne is executive vice president, senior counsel and director. He joined the Company in 2008 after a 30-year history as an attorney in New York City, primarily representing tenants with their commercial real estate needs. He was the Company’s general counsel through 2018.

Stan was previously a partner with the law firm McDermott Will & Emery and with Towne, Dolgin, Sawyier & Horton, a firm he co-founded and co-managed for eight years. He started his legal career with Sullivan & Cromwell.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

Stan was chair of the Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and an adjunct professor teaching commercial leasing at New York Law School.

Direct Number

+1 212 326 1039



New York

Office Number

+1 212 326 1000


  • Columbia University, School of Engineering, Civil Engineering

  •  Columbia University Law SchoolJD 


  • Technology, Advertising, Media & Information (TAMI) 
  • Financial Services
  • Nonprofits & Associations
  • Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) 

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