NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that bolsters the firm's transactional practices and capabilities, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP welcomes Kevin O'Shea, Erwin Dweck and Yaakov Sheinfeld as partners in the Real Estate Practice Group. Highly regarded in their field, the trio brings vast experience in complex real estate debt and equity transactions. Advising leading financial institutions, investment banks, private equity funds, hedge funds, pension funds, REITs and sovereign wealth funds, the trio brings a wide range of experience to Milbank, having worked on a wide range of real estate transactions including commercial real estate finance, mezzanine and A/B finance, preferred equity, complex equity and joint venture investments, sales, NPL acquisitions and sales, workouts, hospitality and real estate fund investment. "We are pleased to welcome Kevin, Erwin and Yaakov to the firm," said Scott A. Edelman, Chairman of Milbank. "The addition of this group further strengthens and complements our transactional capabilities. Their expertise in real estate transactions as well as with the real estate components of complex corporate and project finance transactions will be invaluable to our clients." Kevin O'Shea is ranked as a leading individual (Band One) for Real Estate New York by Chambers and Legal 500. He received his law degree, cum laude, from St. John's University School of Law in 1984 and his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1980. Erwin Dweck is recognized as a leading practitioner by Chambers and Legal 500. He received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2001 and his B.A. from Columbia University in 1998. Yaakov Sheinfeld is recognized as a leading practitioner by Chambers. He received his law degree from The George Washington University Law School in 2006 and his B.S. degree in Finance from Yeshiva University in 2003. Mr. O'Shea noted: "Milbank has an incredible reputation and will provide our team with an exceptional platform to continue to serve our clients. We look forward to a successful collaboration that will also strengthen Milbank's market-leading practices and contribute to the ongoing success of the firm."