Benjamin Unger represents and advises clients on a variety of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, commercial leasing, real estate finance, and real estate aspects of corporate business transactions. He works on matters involving all types of real estate, including office buildings, industrial parks and senior housing facilities. Mr. Unger draws on his experience of handling large, sophisticated real estate transactions in helping his clients achieve their business objectives in an effective and efficient manner. 

Before joining WilmerHale, Mr. Unger was an associate at another large international law firm in New York.


  • Named to Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers list in the area of real estate law (20212023).
  • Repeatedly recognized for real estate by Chambers USA Guide.
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 20222024 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for real estate law.

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  • Education

    • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2016

      Lead Editor, Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law

      Executive Editor, Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum

    • BA, Psychology, Elon University, 2013

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York