Kathryn M. Hess

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Associate at Goulston & Storrs

Areas of Practice

Economic Sectors




As an Associate in the firm's Real Estate Group, Kathryn (Katie) Hess focuses her practice on commercial real estate matters including acquisitions, financing and leasing. 

While in law school, Katie was a legal intern for the Honorable Doris Ling-Cohan, Associate Justice at the New York State Appellate Division of the Supreme Court where she drafted legal memoranda with ruling recommendations regarding Appellate Term, criminal appeals, and civil cases.  She also interned at the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law and worked at a boutique law firm focusing on employment litigation. 

  • Representation of a real estate investment company in connection with the refinancing of a portfolio of 10 multi-family housing communities located in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
  • Representation of a real estate investment fund in connection with the acquisition and financing of office and multifamily properties throughout the United States. 
  • Representation of a leading real estate investment company in the acquisition and financing of a multifamily property in North Carolina.
Go Mega-Mall or Go Home?

While increased occurrences of retail store closures and predictions about the death of the shopping mall are causing mall owners to consider downsizing or repurposing their space, the developers behind American Dream Mall, are doubling down on their use of entertainment space to attract customers