Daniel Benyamin is an associate in the Real Estate Department in Willkie’s Los Angeles office.  Daniel represents private equity firms, REITs, financial institutions, real estate development companies, nonprofits, and various other clients on a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings (representing both borrowers and lenders), leasing, public/private partnerships and workouts.  His experience covers all property types, including office, residential (multi-family and condominiums), retail, hospitality, mixed-use, life science, data center, industrial, and vacant land.  


Prior to joining Willkie in 2022, Daniel was an associate in the Real Estate Department at Munger, Tolles and Olson LLP.  He also previously served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles County District Attorney, White Collar Crime Division.
  • Member of the Real Property Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • California Bureau of Real Estate Broker
  • GI Partners in various acquisition, financing, and leasing transactions involving office, data centers and lab and life science buildings. 
  • Tishman Speyer in various acquisition, financing, leasing and management transactions involving multifamily and office buildings.
  • Trammell Crow Company in various acquisition and ground leasing transactions involving mixed-use projects.
  • CIM in various commercial mortgage loans across all asset types.
  • Adept Development in various acquisition and ground leasing transactions involving multifamily development.
  • Caruso Affiliated in various financing and loan modification transactions.
  • Oaktree Capital and Hines, separately and in joint ventures, on various acquisitions, sales and financings.

*Some of the above matters were handled prior to joining Willkie.




University of California, Los Angeles, J.D., 2017 University of Southern California, B.S., 2012

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